Is recycling concrete a viable option?

A paper towel in a public washroom? It’s made from recycled paper. Pick up a coffee from your local drive-through? The cup is made from recycled plastic.

The desk calendar in front of me as I write this has a line on every page telling me it’s made from recycled material.

Recycled materials seem to have taken over our lives — except for building materials. Recycled concrete is almost unheard of, but shouldn’t we be able to use it in new buildings?

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