A brick containing 97% recycled glass has improved energy efficiency compared to clay bricks, claims UK firm Geofusion, based in Worcester. The geobrick is produced from a combination of container glass and cathode ray tube panel glass.
The housing crunch and international banking crisis have had a devastating effect on the UK brick industry, which has seen plants close, production reduced, and companies go into administration. Meagan Ellis reports
Canadian company Carbon Sense Solutions Inc claims its technique to accelerate concrete curing will not only reduce greenhouse gas emissions, but will replace conventional energy-intensive steam and heat accelerated curing techniques.