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Aggregate and Waste Recycling

Aggregate and Waste Recycling: Environmental Impact of the Aggregate

In the U.K., marine and land-based sand and gravel form a major part of concrete, constituting up to 60 to 80%. Once these materials are extracted, they must undergo washing to remove various contaminants. Removal of chloride and excessive clay and silt contaminants from these aggregates minimises the environmental impacts of the resulting aggregates. Recycled […]