Are biomimicry, geomimicry keys to developing eco-cement?

12/18/2012 | TheConversation.edu.au (Australia)

In the race to cut carbon emissions, the development of eco-cements is an important step toward creating a more sustainable building material. This article describes how the use of biomimicry and geomimicry can help make eco-friendly cement and concrete in the future. "The production of carbon-negative cement and building materials is one of the most attractive and forceful of these industrial ecological initiatives, because it addresses the problem directly and can be scaled to the required dimensions," writes John Mathews, professor of strategic management at Macquarie Graduate School of Management in Australia.

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