Introducing EcoPlanet Ultra Low Carbon Cement
Lafarge introduced the ultra-low carbon cement product, EcoPlanet to the Pacific Northwest, part of the company’s Western Canadian market. The
The strength profile is the same as traditional Portland cement but we’ve decreased CO2 emissions from the manufacturing process by 35%. EcoPlanet – like all cements – is also used for mining and soil stabilization.
EcoPlanet is the global brand applied to low carbon cements that show a reduction in CO2 per ton greater than 30%, those which emit no more than 400kg of CO2 per ton. Compared to standard Portland cements – which typically emit upwards of 900kg of CO2 per ton – the impact is significant.