Gallery: Green Cement Made From Toilets and Bathtubs May be Stronger Th...


An international team comprised of English, Spanish, and Brazilian researchers may have developed a new type of cement made from ceramic waste such as toilets, bathtubs, and basins. And the new mixture has the potential to be even stronger than conventional cement used worldwide. The team is also experimenting with a mixture that uses rice husks instead of chemical compounds, a process that would result in a cement made entirely from reclaimed waste materials.

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  1. sivanesan June 20, 2014 at 2:41 am

    greener cement

  2. Luis Moreno May 3, 2014 at 5:58 pm

    Great article, I also have a lot of soft, refractory bricks waiting to be grinded or pulverized. If I had a ball mill, which would be expensive here in Mexico, I’d be pulverizing broken tiles and toilets, which are so hard compared to my fire bricks.

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