September 2, 2015
Recipe for change: Recycling coal plant residue to make bricks
Up until a few decades ago, being a brick-maker in India unequivocally meant moulding clay bricks by hand and manufacturing them in coal-fired kilns. This backbreaking work predestined brick-makers to wretched conditions, long hours and exposure to high levels of soot, a scourge on the lungs.
While this scenario is still an everyday reality for many, those that are modernizing their...