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Recycled materials may become bricks of the future - COMMENT UPDATE

A building block made almost entirely of recycled materials that is six times as strong and uses less energy to produce than concrete blocks could be available in three years. The Bitublock can be made from glass, metal, slag, sewage sludge, incinerator ash and pulverised power station fuel ash. University of Leeds civil engineer Dr John Forth, who has been helping to develop the Bitublock, believes it could revolutionise the building industry by providing ...