16 November 2018 Current Affairs:
IKEA, the Swedish home furnishing company, announced its ‘Better Air Now’ plan to turn rice straw into a new renewable material source for its products. The initiative aims at reducing global air pollution.
This project of IKEA will begin from India and is focussed on New Delhi, Gurugram and Faridabad, which are among the world’s most air-polluted cities. Earlier IKEA was developing air purifying curtains and air purifiers.