Green Cement

Green cement is being seen as a possible alternative to the Global Cement and Concrete Association (GCCA).

  • The GCCA presented the ‘Concrete Future 2050 Roadmap’ to achieve the Net-Zero target at the Glasgow meeting.
  • Green cement is an eco-friendly product, which will help in reducing the carbon footprint of cement production.
  • It is energy-efficient, includes low carbon production methods, new cement compositions, geo-polymers, carbon negative cement and new concrete products.
  • Its production will reduce the consumption of cement. Its major raw materials include industrial waste such as metal slag and fly ash extracted from blast furnaces.

Source – The Hindu

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