• Brazilian Houses: 10 Residences Using Recycled Materials

    3 days ago - By Arch Daily

    Hanging House / Casa Container Marília. Image: © Celso Mellani
    According to a survey by the Brazilian Association for Recycling of Construction and Demolition Waste , there has been an increase in the recycling of construction and demolition waste in Brazil in recent years. According to the 2015 report, 21% of the total C&D was recycled in the country that year, while in 2013 the rate was 19%. The outlook is promising but not yet ideal, and the growth of recycled C&D materials is still considered small. In Brazil, construction waste can represent between 50% and 70% of the total municipal...
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