Lego v/s Earth Blocks 14 Feb 2012 biomass . design . ecology Here is a natural alternative to the Lego bricks: The company Colors Tokyo features a collection of Earth Blocks made from a material which combines biomass resources (matériO C0105). You can choose from interlocking blocks made from green tea chaff, wood scraps or coffee bean chaff, with each set featuring a unique natural scent that reflects the block’s composition.
Glass Foam is the ecological alternative for insulation to building floors. It can be used as: //Foundation material for light weight buildings. //Floor slabs to industrial buildings. //Reducing lateral loading to basement walls and bridge abutments. //Landscaping-contouring especially on industrial roofs. //Neither humans nor the environment are affected by the processing or the finished product //
CalStar Fly-Ash Brick and Pavers - made from 40% fly ash, aggregates, water and proprietary ingredients. They do not require firing like pressed clay bricks, resulting in 85% less embodied energy and 85% lower CO2 emissions.