Pozzotive in the News

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 […]
August 28, 2023

Lendlease mixes glass into cement for NYC tower foundation


The firm’s director of sustainable construction detailed why plentiful, recycled glass benefited the project’s foundation and how environmentally conscious construction makes economic sense. Lendlease wanted to find a new ingredient to help reduce the carbon footprint of its cement mix. Replacement materials for Portland cement frequently use slag cement and fly ash — byproducts of […]
April 24, 2023

THS project architects lead tour of construction site


TORRINGTON — A few months ago, the middle-high school project on Besse Drive was filled with piles of steel beams, trucks and ditches. However, the $179 million building project, which will have a new high school, middle school and central offices for the Torrington School District, is now taking shape. A recent tour with members […]