Carbon Footprint

Eco-Friendly Concrete is a Game Changer
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Eco-Friendly Concrete is a Game Changer

In the future, wide-ranging composite materials are expected to be stronger,... More

Get a Buzz On
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Get a Buzz On

Used K-Cup coffee packs will have a second life as an alternative fuel source at a... More

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A concrete response to Obama's climate change plan

President Obama's Climate Action Plan calls for a series of changes to our nation's infrastructure and energy use that has the potential to reduce America's greenhouse gas emissions. The MIT Concrete Sustainability Hub (CSHub) has been working since 2010 to actively address two of President Obama's key points: building a 21st century transportation sector and reducing greenhouse gas emissions. Here's how... More

Green Concrete for the London Olympics
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Green Concrete for the London Olympics

How they built out the London Olympic site to reduce the carbon footpring. More

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Environmental Impacts of Concrete Report Released for Public Comment

Researchers at the University of Washington's College of Built Environment's Carbon Leadership Forum developed standards to track and report the environmental footprint of concrete. More

Volumetric Concrete Mixers
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Volumetric Concrete Mixers

The Hi-Tech Volumetric Concrete Mixers are designed to produce exact quanitites of... More

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EPA Names Cemex Energy Star Partner of the Year

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has named Cemex USA a 2009 Energy Star Partner of the Year for outstanding energy management and reductions in greenhouse gas emissions. More

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