Robot eats rubble, excretes bricks

07/6/2010 | Inhabitat

A newly designed robot could help keep construction materials out of landfills by rolling around construction or demolition sites and gobbling up fragments of rubble and concrete. The "Return Brick" robot then compresses the splinters of construction waste into ready-to-use bricks with LEGO-style interlocking pegs, reducing the need for mortar.

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