Air pollution is the plague of our time.
Insane! Normal breathing in London was equivalent to smoking 9 cigarettes.
Quite scary to learn that air pollution kills more than 40,000 people in the UK every year, including 9,000 in London alone!
Time to act and look for adequate solutions!
WELL DONE! to the 54,000 cyclists and more than 350,000 people who commute on foot, making central London a cleaner and safer place.
By 2019, there will be more people cycling than driving. It is unfair to see them so exposed to air pollution! These everyday heroes spend more time behind idling vehicles than anyone else.
More surprisingly, only 6% of daily cycling commuters wear an air pollution mask in London – but that will change with AirBliss+®!
So why do people struggle to protect themselves?
Available options are not comfortable, some can be quite irritating.
General poor fit with other masks used previously. Affect on breathing as a secondary concern. I a lower lung capacity than normal so I really notice it when I use a mask because of reduced air flow. I stopped commuting recently as I kept getting throat infections so im looking for a mask again that does the job properly.
The current masks don't seem to inform me how much particle pollutants are actually filtered.
I feel the mask I have doesn't work well at filtering and it gives me runny nose all the time.
I really don't like how my mask looks. It's also hard to breathe and it gets hot and sweaty.