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Research Paper | Environmental Science Studies | India | Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019
Designing Eco-Friendly, Home-Made, Air Purifier Face Mask using Power of Activated Carbon: A Case Study from Delhi
Abstract: Delhi is one of the most polluted cities in the world. The level of air pollution in Delhi remains severely high all through the year and sometimes it gets alarmingly high. Living in Delhi without pollution safety gadgets is putting ones health at a major risk. Delhi has a lot of migratory population who are daily wagers from various parts of the country. These poor people cannot afford expensive air purifier face mask. The present paper describes the process of making an eco-friendly, cost effective, homemade, scientific air purifier face mask. The mask was designed using biodegradable, recyclable and sustainable jute cotton fabric, fitted with activated carbon beds. The dimensions of the mask were finalized after a pilot trial with people in different age group. Final testing of the mask was done using oximeter followed by a questionnaire on a sample of 65 people.
Keywords: Air pollution, Activated Carbon, Air purifier, Face Mask, Eco-friendly
Edition: Volume 8 Issue 4, April 2019,
Pages: 719 - 722
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