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Pompeii was buried by the eruption of Mount Vesuvius and for centuries slept under a blanket of ash and pumice some six metres deep. We discuss how this priceless archaeological treasure was built from stones from nearby quarries, rubbish and reused materials.
Chile has launched a new example of circular economy applied to the creation of new building materials. This project consists of the development of a new type of concrete by recovering glass waste.
Thanks to a new composite created with textile fibers, through a university-led project, waste materials could be reused for facade cladding, floating flooring and acoustic false ceiling.