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Fly Ash, Crushed Bottles Become a Building Facade in Las Vegas

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Las Vegas revelers generate 500,000 empty beer bottles each weekend - a boon for Scott McCombs, founder of GreenStone. He's developed a building material made from a mix of recycled beer-bottle glass and fly ash that could become a sustainable substitute for concrete. GreenStone was used to build the facade of the Morrow Royal Pavilion in Las Vegas. 

Source: AGC SmartBrief e-newsletter for November 21 which contained this November 19 article by the World Architecture News.

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