Fly ash, crushed bottles become a building facade in Las Vegas

11/20/2012 | World Architecture News

Las Vegas revelers generate 500,000 empty beer bottles each weekend -- a boon for Scott McCombs, founder of GreenStone. He's developed a building material made from a mix of recycled beer-bottle glass and fly ash that could become a sustainable substitute for concrete. GreenStone was used to build the facade of the Morrow Royal Pavilion in Las Vegas.

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