This mosquito repellent is definitely unlike any other.
Ad agency TBWA and insurance agency Manulife have dubbed this plant pot the “life-saving pot,” and they claim that it’s the first that doubles as a mosquito repellent.
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The pots are coated in paint that contains permethrin, a non-toxic insecticide that repels mosquitoes.
Each pot is hand-painted and fired up at a wood-fire brick kiln. Once the pots have cooled, they are layered with two coats of the repellent paint.
The paint repels up to 80% of mosquitoes, including the Aedes mosquito which carries both the Zika virus and dengue, according to the ad agency and insurance agency who conceptualised the idea. …
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