Pollution-Eating Concrete Clears Roadway Air

Pollution-Eating Concrete Clears Roadway Air

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concrete-pollution-eating.jpgResearchers at the Eindhoven University of Technology in the Netherlands have tested pollution-eating concrete on about 1,000 square meters of roads in the town of Hengelo.

We already knew it worked in the lab, but this was a real-world test and the results are pretty impressive: a 25 to 45% reduction in oxides of nitrogen (NOx) over the special roads.

This could mean that someday our roads and other concrete structures could be used to clean up the air. How does it work?

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