Symposium "Recycling - a contribution to sustainable construction" in Stuttgart



"Resource conservation and resource efficiency are among the key environmental challenges of the present day," said Ministerial Director Helmfried Meinel, head of the Ministry of Environment, Climate and Energy Baden-Württemberg, to kick off the symposium "Recycling - a contribution to sustainable construction" today (06.02.) in Stuttgart. "Although our country is rich in stones, competition is increasingly hampering access to these resources," said Meinel. "We are therefore well advised to handle our building materials carefully. Therefore, the approach of sustainable and recycling-friendly construction is so important. "

However, the head of the office still sees considerable need for research and development in this field: "Sustainable solutions require a revolution in construction. It is important to close material cycles and to ensure the highest possible recycling of the resulting waste. "The use of recycled concrete is a step in the right direction.

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