There’s a single, bright north star we follow at Plume Labs: making air quality data accessible and empowering. In the months since we launched Flow, we’ve been continually amazed at the stories of change we hear from our users—bringing their community together with compelling data, pushing their case and winning. This month we want to […]

Wednesday February 20th, Plume Labs named to Fast Company’s annual list of the world’s most innovative companies for 2019 When we founded Plume Labs almost 5 years ago, we could never imagine that we would be named one of the top 10 most innovative companies in the world along with  Apple, Google, Microsoft, and Dell! […]

Dear Plume Labs supporters, We’re incredibly proud to announce that Flow, our personal air pollution sensor, has made it into the world! All pre-orders have been fulfilled, and Flow is now available for sale in the USA, UK, France, and the rest of Europe. Thank you for helping us work our way through 4 years of R&D to make Flow a […]

  Flow: a handheld revolution, and a milestone in the evolution of air quality monitoring. What’s so special about it? It’s the first environmental sensor of its kind to be this small, this portable, and this personal. Air quality monitoring usually involves many devices, many times the size of Flow, never before designed for lives […]

We‘re still months away from World Car-Free Day (September 22) but the topic came up early with a recent rejection of London Mayor Sadiq Khan’s plan to pedestrianise a large section of the ultra-busy Oxford street. Today, Oxford street’s terrible air quality breaches legal limits 80% of the time. In fact, since Jan 1, 2018, […]

Bike-friendly cities are on the rise: less pollution, increased active transportation, and smoother travel whether you’re on your bike or in your car—happy citizens all around! The city of Copenhagen, famous for its cycling, has had more bikes on the road than cars since 2017. But don’t forget Amsterdam when it comes to bicycle super-cities. […]

We all want the best for our kids and that goes double when it comes to their health. That’s why with each new story that emerges about the harmful effects of air pollution on children, more and more parents are scrambling to find out how to avoid bad air. Thankfully, there are some simple ways […]

For the urban cyclist, life in the big city moves pretty fast. We’re all busy people, and thinking about air quality exposure can feel like one task too many in an action-packed day. Seem like hard work? It doesn’t have to be. Here’s how to beat the smog with maximum efficiency. Making sure you breathe […]

Hong Kong residents have been warned to stay indoors as particulate matter (PM) pollution reaches unhealthy levels. Plume Labs reached out to Karl, a Hong Kong resident who runs a local kindergarten. He explained the school’s daily battle to make the invisible, visible. “Every year it’s the same in January and February,” Karl says. “It’s […]

It’s always time to look on the bright side! ☀️ Following air quality news can often be a bummer, so we think it’s important to keep on top of the good news too. All over the world, amazing projects and incredible campaigns help raise awareness of the issues and push for clean air for everyone. […]