Researchers from India's Visvesvaraya National Institute of Technology have developed "green building" materials from industrial and agricultural waste from the construction sector and sugarcane bagasse.
According to The Times of India, the researchers first converted old newspaper into lightweight and energy-efficient bricks in 2010. Following the paper waste bricks, they developed similar thermally insulated bricks made out of agro-waste, sugarcane bagasse or a mixture of waste material from construction sites. Read more
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