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Santoro Block: The Next Generation of Green Products

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Project TitleSantoro Block: The Next Generation of Green Products
Track CodeP30713
Short Description

A next generation green masonry block made from recycled paper.

AbstractNone
 
Tagssustainability, construction
 
Posted DateNov 23, 2016 12:57 PM

Innovation

Researchers at New Mexico Tech University have developed a next generation green masonry block made from recycled paper. They have made new developments in:

  • Block use as formwork for concrete walls
  • Energy absorption and resilience post crushing
  • Use of plastics as a binder
  • Temperature retention 
  • Oil absorption on waterways
  • Packaging material
  • Acoustic fiber board

Contact Information

Wesley Cook, Ph.D., P.E.

Assistant Professor, Civil and Environmental Engineering

New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology

(575) 835-5084

wes.cook@nmt.edu

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