New tech reduces concrete's carbon footprint

05/27/2013 | EarthTechling.com

Canadian startup CarbonCure has developed a technology that infuses waste carbon dioxide into the mixing stage of concrete, where it is held in as calcium carbonate, resulting in more eco-friendly concrete blocks. "The best part is that the result is stronger, and reaches full strength before it leaves the factory; this strength should make it possible to design any given project to use less concrete," Daniel Mathews writes.

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