Round 180 million tonnes of slag is buried in heaps across the UK, and researchers are investigating whether or not it might be used to take away carbon dioxide
8 June 2022
Scientists are exploring whether or not a legacy of the UK’s polluting industrial previous, the handfuls of slag heaps that dot the nation, may chart the way in which to a cleaner future by slowing local weather change.
For the reason that industrial revolution, about half of the nation’s slag – a stony by-product of creating iron and metal – has been used as a building materials. However the different half is an unseen and unused potential useful resource, with around 180 millon tonnes in …