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Most Abundant Man-made Material Is Cutting Its Carbon Footprint

Most Abundant Man-made Material Is Cutting Its Carbon Footprint

CarbonCure is trying to mitigate the negative environmental impact of concrete by capturing and using CO2 emissions in the concrete itself.


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