A review on green sustainable partial replacement of cement by solid wastes as new materials for construction applications

Hosam El-Din Mostafa Saleh (Radioisotope Department, Egyptian Atomic Energy Authority)
Abeer A. Faheim (Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Al Azhar University, Egypt)
Aida A Salman (Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Al Azhar University, Egypt)
Abeer M El-Sayed (Chemistry Department, Faculty of Science, Al Azhar University, Egypt)


The manufacturing of ordinary Portland cement is an energy-intensive process that results in pollution and CO2 emissions, among other issues. There is a need for an environmentally friendly green concrete substitute. Waste products from a variety of sectors can be recycled and used as a green concrete substitute. This decreases the environmental effects of concrete manufacturing as well as energy consumption. The use of solid waste materials for green building is extremely important now and in the future. Green concrete is also in its infancy in terms of manufacturing and application. Academics must intervene by encouraging business implementation. The aim of this review paper is to raise awareness about the importance of repurposing recycled materials and to highlight new technologies for producing green, sustainable concrete.


construction materials; sustainable composites; green concrete; solid wastes

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DOI: https://doi.org/10.30564/jbms.v3i2.3082


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