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This company wants to turn food waste into building materials heres how

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 21, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Amanda Froelich) last modified Oct 20, 2017

What do peanuts, rice, bananas, potatoes, and mushrooms have in common? In addition to being delicious, they have the potential to make excellent additions to a new building material proposed by the Arup group. In a report entitled “The Urban Bio-Loop,” the firm proposes using food waste (something developed nations have an abundance of) to build structures that are low-cost and eco-friendly. According to the authors, the report aims to demonstrate ‘that a different paradigm...





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