RECYCLING: Bricks made almost entirely of construction waste.

29. February 2020 | Waste, Material | via Dezeen.com

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K-Briq – a more sustainable building brick that is unfired and made of 90 per cent construction waste. (Credit: Dezeen.com)

The K-Briq was invented by engineering professor Gabriela Medero at Edinburgh's Heriot-Watt University. This brick generates less than a tenth of the carbon emissions in its manufacturing process than a regular brick. According to Medero, the K-Briq looks like a normal brick, weighs the same and behaves like a clay brick, but offers better insulation properties. Kenoteq can produce it in any colour, states an article on Dezeen.com.

 

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