Pozzotive in the News

January 25, 2024

Concrete Innovations Help Meet Carbon Reduction Goals

In recent years, there has been a push in architecture to design and construct buildings that have a lower carbon footprint. This trend is driven by the real need to address the global challenge of climate change and the recognition that buildings are significant contributors to greenhouse gas emissions. There are several strategies for constructing projects that help meet carbon reduction goals.
November 29, 2023

Beyond the bottle

Exploring other end markets for recycled glass. When people think about what happens to their glass containers once they hit the recycling bin, many assume they go back into new glass containers. While manufacturing new food and beverage containers from recycled glass is the most common use of this material, other end markets are growing […]
September 23, 2023

Murphy Highlights Beacon Falls’ Urban Mining CT as “Innovator of the Month”

HARTFORD–U.S. Senator Chris Murphy (D-Conn.) announced that Urban Mining CT, based in Beacon Falls, was named “Innovator of the Month.” Urban Mining CT’s Pozzotive® is a ground glass pozzolan and industrial filler made from 100% recycled post-consumer glass. It is a safer, more sustainable, and higher-performing material that dramatically reduces embodied CO2 emissions in concrete […]
September 4, 2023

From glass to concrete, CT company offers construction industry environmentally conscious cement alternative

A Connecticut manufacturer is hoping to help municipalities and contractors reach their clean energy goals through an innovative approach to making construction materials. Urban Mining CT has developed a concrete additive made of recycled glass. The company — based out of its Beacon Falls waste-gloss processing facility — breaks down, cleans and then transforms glass […]