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Analyzing biological and chemical damage on 20th-century construction materials

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Analyzing biological and chemical damage on 20th-century construction materials

Analyzing biological and chemical damage on 20th-century construction materials by University of the Basque Country Dr Iratxe Ibarrondo using portable high-resolution spectroscopic techniques to analyze the impact on 20th-century construction materials of the environment and biological conditions in the surrounding area. Credit: Iratxe Ibarrondo/UPV/EHU. It is customary for the research conducted in the IBeA research group in the UPV/EHU's department of Analytical Chemistry to be approached from a multidisciplinary perspective. One of the group's lines of work is the diagnosis and restoration of historical and cultural heritage for which spectroscopic analytical techniques are used. Although the group's research has until...

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Bee’ah to make construction materials from recyclables

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Bee’ah to make construction materials from recyclables

Bee’ah to make construction materials from recyclables Firm alongwith Seramic Materials will recycle ashes from municipal solid waste incinerators into construction materials Pixabay Construction materials will be manufactured from ashes from municipal solid waste incinerators. [representational] by Ranju Warrier 18 Jan 2020 Sharjah-based public-private partnership firm Bee’ah has inked a deal with UAE-based startup Seramic Materials that makes sustainable ceramics from recycled materials to explore potential of recycling ashes from municipal solid waste incinerators (MSWI) into construction materials. Signed at the World Future Energy Summit during the Abu Dhabi Sustainability Week 2020, the deal will recycle ashes from MSWI from Bee’ah’s...

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Converting Plastic Waste Into Construction Materials

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Converting Plastic Waste Into Construction Materials

Converting Plastic Waste Into Construction Materials Each year, about 300 million tons of waste plastic are produced, according to UNEP. Plastic waste accumulates just about everywhere from oceans, bays, and coastlines to riversheds, lakes, and population centers. It’s a well-known global problem, and yet where are the solutions? The Center for Regenerative Design and Collaboration (CRDC), which is based in Costa Rica, has been developing a process to convert waste plastic into building materials like bricks and concrete. The President and CEO at CRDC, Donald Thompson, answered some questions about the materials for CleanTechnica.  Image credit: Donald Thompson How are you able to take...

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Biodegradable Construction Materials for Farmhouse Owners

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Biodegradable Construction Materials for Farmhouse Owners

Biodegradable Construction Materials for Farmhouse Owners People look for new ways to go green every day. They embrace things like solar energy panels that have become more affordable over the years and cars that operate on alternative fuels. It's easy to live an eco-friendly lifestyle when you make personal changes in your daily life, but what about construction? Those who dream about building a farmhouse might feel conflicted about using traditional construction materials that aren't sustainable. If you're looking for a greener way to build your dream home, read about these biodegradable construction materials for farmhouse owners. Whether you're building...

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