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Infographic Shows the Amount of Various Building Materials That Can Be Produced For 1 Ton of CO2

In the Scale of Carbon, Materials Council, london design festival, green design, sustainable design, green building materials, green materials, sustainable materials, green building, sustainable building

In the Scale of Carbon is a new exhibition launched by the Materials Council during the London Design Festival that explores the sustainability of different building materials. The exhibit uses cubes to physically demonstrates the amount of various materials that can be produced while emitting a single ton of carbon dioxide emissions. This cubes range from the smallest, stainless steel measuring 27cm, to the largest, Clay, at over 2m tall. The Materials Council also launched an infographic that graphically depicts the carbon footprint of various materials – check it out after the break!