Virtuous circles: Can reusing building materials in new projects go mainstream? - cleantech perspectives @ Clixoo
Virtuous circles: Can reusing building materials in new projects go mainstream?
Sustainable Building Materials
Reusing building materials in new projects could significantly reduce the industry’s carbon emissions. A look at how the circular economy is faring in UK construction
- Construction, demolition, and excavation contribute about 60 percent the total lifecycle CO2 emissions from a building.
- Reducing waste is not enough; reappropriating waste back into construction could be a game-changer.
- One perspective is to look at cities as material stores for the future.