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High levels of recycled material use in award winning office could become commercially viable model

A recently opened award winning £5.5million office building, which uses high levels of recycled structural material, could become the template for other commercial projects. The Innovate Office at Thorpe Park in Leeds includes recycled mobile phone panels from Smile Plastics, 100% recycled aggregates and 65% to 80% recycled cement replacement, and was designed by Rio Architects and environmental engineers King Shaw Associates. It achieved the highest ever Building Research Establishment ...