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  • Environmental impact of concrete - Wikipedia

    Over 80% of British Precast members' production is covered by and ISO 14001 or EMAS UKAS certified environmental management system. The highly effective recycling systems used in precast factories enable virtually all process water, slurry, aggregates or cement to be safely re-captured and put back into production.

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  • Environmental Product Declaration Ready-Mix Concrete

    Ready‐mix concrete is generally batched at a plant, centrally mixed and then discharged into a truck mixer for delivery (central mixed) or dry‐batched into the truck for mixing in the production yard, in transit or at the job site (truck mixed).

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  • Ecological and sustainable ready-mix concrete …

    5/4/2013 · Marcantonini S.r.l. company from Italy is a worldwide manufacturer in the field of concrete batching plants and transport systems for ready mix and precast producers. Marcantonini S.r.l. strives to provide its worldwide clients with the best possible technology and innovation that can be applied to the science of concrete by means of advanced production through ecological and sustainable plants.

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  • Reducing Environmental Impacts of Cement and …

    30/8/2010 · Yet producing the portland cement that binds concrete together is energy intensive and emits enormous amounts of carbon dioxide (CO 2) as well as numerous other pollutants. Fly ash can replace a percentage of portland cement in concrete, thus reducing the impacts of concrete while using a material that would otherwise be landfilled.

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  • Environmental impact of concrete - Wikipedia

    The most effective method of production of this concrete would use the exhaust gas of a power plant, where an isolated chamber could control temperature and humidity. [20] In August 2019, reduced CO 2 cement was announced which "reduces the overall carbon footprint in precast concrete by 70%.".

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  • Sustainability of Concrete Construction | Practice …

    A sustainable concrete structure is constructed to ensure that the total environmental impact during its life cycle, including its use, will be minimal. Sustainable concrete should have a very low inherent energy requirement, be produced with little waste, be made from some of the most plentiful resources on earth, produce durable structures, have a very high thermal mass, and be made with

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  • Ecological Concepts, Principles and Applications to Conservation

    Library and Archives Canada Cataloguing in Publication Data Main entry under title: Ecological concepts, principles and applications to conservation Editor: T. Vold. Cf. P. ISBN Liming26-6007-7 1. Biodiversity conservation. 2. Biodiversity. 3. Ecosystem

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  • 9.5 Sustainable Agriculture – Environmental Biology

    9.5 Sustainable Agriculture. " Sustainable agriculture " was addressed by Congress in the 1990 "Farm Bill". Under that law, "the term sustainable agriculture means an integrated system of plant and animal production practices having a site-specific application that will, over the long term: enhance environmental quality and the

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  • Environmental impacts and decarbonization strategies …

    22/9/2020 · The use of cement and concrete, among the most widely used man-made materials, is under scrutiny. Owing to their large-scale use, production of cement and concrete results in

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  • NRMCA Plant Certifications: Green-Star, Sustainable …

    To certify, plant personnel use the Sustainable Concrete Plant Guidelines (Guidelines) to rate a plant's level of sustainability within different credit categories. Plants can achieve between 0 and 100 points depending on how many sustainability credits are achieved and …

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  • Sustainable design and ecological evaluation of low …

    20/11/2017 · Energy consumption (EE) and CO 2 emissions (ECO 2 e) are the two common indicators used to assess whether a concrete mix design is sustainable. The CO 2 released during concrete production mainly comes from the cement, which makes up 74%–81% of the total CO 2 emissions from the concrete.

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  • Literature Review on Sustainable Concrete

    ABSTRACT: For a variety of reasons, the concrete industry is not sustainable. First, it consumes huge quantities of virgin materials. Second, the principal binder in concrete is Portland cement, the production of which is a major contributor to green

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  • Sustainable Concrete | Hanson UK

    Concrete that's greener from the ground up Hanson's range of high quality sustainable concretes, including EcoPlus, are designed to help you meet current and future environmental agendas. Hanson EcoPlus is available from all of our static and mobile production plants.

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  • Life cycle assessment (LCA) applied to the …

    15/10/2016 · LCA applied to concrete production has led to many studies with the purpose of increasing the sustainability of the material, considering its socioeconomic importance worldwide. Many points in the life cycle of concrete illustrated in Fig. 4 are currently being3.2.

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  • Facilitation and biodiversity–ecosystem function …

    22/1/2021 · Integration of sustainable crop production into the Stress Gradient Hypothesis (SGH). (a) The basic SGH concept, redrawn (and slightly adapted) from Bertness and Callaway ( 1994 ) and illustrating how the balance between the frequency of positive or negative interactions is expected to vary along gradients of physical stress or consumer pressure.

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  • Environmental impacts and decarbonization strategies …

    22/9/2020 · The use of cement and concrete, among the most widely used man-made materials, is under scrutiny. Owing to their large-scale use, production of cement and concrete results in

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  • Why Building With Concrete is not Sustainable - IWBC

    Why Building With Concrete is not Sustainable - IWBC

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  • Is Concrete Sustainable? Green Building with Concrete - …

    31/8/2020 · Concrete Sustainability. Green building is the concept of constructing homes and buildings we need today without depleting resources for future generations. In the new world of sustainable building, information about the strength, durability, and indestructible nature of concrete as a resourceful building material is emerging.

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  • 9.5 Sustainable Agriculture – Environmental Biology

    9.5 Sustainable Agriculture. " Sustainable agriculture " was addressed by Congress in the 1990 "Farm Bill". Under that law, "the term sustainable agriculture means an integrated system of plant and animal production practices having a site-specific application that will, over the long term: enhance environmental quality and the

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  • Why Building With Concrete is not Sustainable - IWBC

    28/4/2019 · While concrete has traditionally provided a cheap and effective way to build, there is only so much concrete that can be laid until the scales are tipped resulting in ecological collapse. With India, China and other developing nations entering their high concrete production phase of industrialization, world concrete production will increase from 4 to 5bn tonnes in a year.

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