“One Tonne of Olivine Sand Can Take in up to One Tonne of CO2”

Pollution Research Shows How to Curb Pollution by Growing Cement
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Major source of pollution could lower carbon impact, says new pollution research.

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  • An online library called Aireal showcases different materials that can capture atmospheric carbon.
  • One of the materials featured is olivine which is an abundant mineral which can absorbs its own mass of CO2 when it is crushed and scattered on the ground.
  • There are also materials from paper to fibre to even food that neutralize atmospheric carbon dioxide by absorbing the carbon and releasing the oxygen.

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