Alcoa Aluminum had panels tested by an independent firm in Georgia, and the results “confirm that on a molecular level EcoClean neutralizes smog.” Panels are expected to cost 4 percent to 5 percent more than conventional aluminum panels. The company says that 10,000 square feet of its panels “has the approximate air cleansing power of 80 trees.”
Alcoa isn’t saying that the panels should replace trees. And spokeswoman Libby Archell tells Shots the company plans to plant 10 million trees worldwide by 2020. Eliza Barclay, NPR SHOTS.
Believable? A corporate giant that might help our planet?