Cement-free concrete launches in the UK — can it solve the embodied carbon problem?

Cemfree is a low-carbon alternative to traditional cement
(Image credit: Cemfree)

A cement-free alternative for making concrete and mortar has been launched in the UK for environmentally conscious builders, self-builders and DIYers.

It is hoped that it could potentially solve the problem of embodied carbon in the building industry, a major focus for those trying to lower carbon emissions. 

Sam Webb

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