The University of Bath writes in Tech Xplore about how bacteria could help to build eco-friendly construction materials.
- A startup in the UK called Adaptavate is using compostable crop waste rather than gypsum to produce plasterboard.
- Gypsum is widely used in home building and accounts for 3% of the UK’s annual greenhouse gas emissions.
- Adaptavate is showing that markets, not mandates, are the best way toward a cleaner future.
Read the full article here.