Senegal Firms Turn to Traditional Construction Using Earth Materials in Lieu of Cement Bricks

Pollution Research Shows How to Curb Pollution by Growing Cement

Major source of pollution could lower carbon impact, says new pollution research.


  • Elementerre in Senegal is creating earth bricks for construction that reduce energy consumption and pollution.
  • The company takes soil that it mixes with smaller amounts of cement and water than regular brick use.
  • These bricks also keep buildings cooler because of their natural way of regulating heat.

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