Researchers turn carbon dioxide into sustainable concrete

Recycled Concrete Could Be a Sustainable Way to Keep Rubble out of Landfill Nov. 30, 2020 — Results of a new five-year study of recycled concrete show that it

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False promise of disposable plastic recycling obscures

With global plastic recycling rates hovering at less than 20 per cent and many places, including Hong Kong, challenged with the logistics of recycling, the dependence on the false claim that

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This start-up can turn dirty nappies into sustainable

Developing and scaling sustainable technologies can take time. For example, LEGO tested more than 250 materials over three years before developing a new prototype brick made from recycled plastic bottles. Global innovation. But there's no one single solution to solving the issue of plastic pollution.

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Making concrete green: reinventing the world's most used

Its manufacture alone is responsible for about 5% of global has come up with concrete reinforced with recycled plastic. challenges to convincing concrete plants to make modifications to

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MOOC: Critical Raw Materials: Managing Resources for a

This week focuses on the challenges related to critical raw materials. We will explore the complexities of the global competition for resources, world-wide increase in resource use, and the role of resource efficiency for sustainability. Week 3: Analysis: Tools for evaluating raw material challenges

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Recycling of Concrete Demolition Waste: pathway

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Four challenges to achieving sustainability in the cement

In the 2016 Paris agreement, it was agreed to keep the global temperature increase below 2°C. To achieve this, CO2 emissions will have to be reduced by 80 to 90% by 2050. As a result, the cement industry faces increasing pressure, but they have already started to address this challenge.

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The Comprehensive Business Case for Sustainability

Another study found that revenues from sustainable products and services grew at six times the rate of overall company revenues between 2010 and 2013, among the 12 members of the S&P Global 100

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Global Cement & Concrete Association - Cement industry

UK: The Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA) has published its 2050 Climate Ambition, a joint industry commitment to net-zero carbon dioxide (CO 2) emissions by 2050.The association's 40 members have committed to, "eliminating direct energy-related emissions and maximizing the co-processing of waste from other industries, reducing and eliminating indirect energy emissions through

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Motor and UNDP launch ‘for Tomorrow’ global

The 2030 Agenda is a plan of action for people, planet and prosperity. It also seeks to strengthen universal peace in larger freedom. It recognizes that eradicating poverty in all its forms and dimensions, including extreme poverty, is the greatest global challenge and an indispensable requirement for sustainable development.

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Engineers are developing more sustainable concrete - Create

The global building industry pours about 19,000 bathtubs of concrete per second. The RMIT engineers say that their concrete mix could replace cement and be able to withstand the high acidity of sewage pipes. “With further development, our zero-cement concrete could be made totally resistant to acid corrosion,” Roychand said.

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PDF Recent Advances in Sustainable Concrete for Structural

waste in Canada is concrete rubble (CAC 2009) which could potentially be recycled. More than 2.5 tonnes of concrete are produced each year for every human being in the world (Aitcin 2000). Unfortunately, concrete production requires the consumption of large quantities of non-renewable materials

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The Importance Of Teaching Kids About Recycling

Sustainable Habits. It’s great to teach kids that the environment is important, but helping them engage in meaningful action, like recycling, is an even better way of making the message stick. The value-action gap —our tendency to express pro-environmental attitudes without coupling them with pro-environmental behavior—is a persistent

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Technology and practice key to optimising concrete with

Utilising high-quality recycled aggregates and its on-site concrete batching plant, Velde Pukk AS supplies the construction industry with a CE-certified concrete from 100% recycled sand and aggregates. Likewise, AF Gruppen, also based in Norway, produces high-quality washed sands and aggregates which have also Norwegian standard certification.

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Concrete Dreams - Sustainable Visual Storytelling

Concrete Dreams is a production house, but also a little bit more. Understanding the world, helping knowledge transfer, promoting a sustainable development, finding inspiring initiatives, strengthening our creativity, using new technologies: these are the roots of our daily work.

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Concrete Industry outlines ‘2050 climate ambition’ to

Forty of the world’s leading cement and concrete companies have unveiled a joint industry ‘2050 Climate Ambition’. The ambition statement demonstrates the commitment of the industry across the globe to drive down the CO 2 footprint of the world’s most used man-made product, with an aspiration to deliver society with carbon neutral concrete by 2050.

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Climate change: The massive CO2 emitter you may not know

The newly-established Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA), currently representing about 35% of the world's cement production capacity and with a focus on sustainable development, was at

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How Coca-Cola is Driving Social and Environmental

In 1945, 46 nations gathered to sign the United Nations charter to help rebuild after the devastation of World War II. Seventy-five years later, the world still needs a truly global forum where government, business and civil society can come together to jointly confront our biggest challenges, including climate change, resource scarcity, gender equality and social justice.

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Take Action for the Sustainable Development Goals - United

The Sustainable Development Goals are the blueprint to achieve a better and more sustainable future for all. They address the global challenges we face, including poverty, inequality, climate

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101 Companies Committed To Reducing Their Carbon Footprint

Named the world's most sustainable airline, ANA is the first global airline to issue Green Bonds to offset carbon emission and raise money for eco-friendly programs. Kimpton.

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Cardboard Creations: Open-Ended Exploration with Recycled

Recycled Aggregate Concrete Structures This book describes how, given the global challenge of a shortage of natural resources in the 21st century, the recycling of waste concrete is one of the most important means of implementing sustainable construction development strategies.Firstly, the book presents key

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