Higher awareness on climate change is forcing companies to rethink their strategies in developing more sustainable construction materials. Agriculture, one of Australia’s most important industries, produces millions of tons of plant and crop waste each year.
This waste, comprising of a diverse range of wood-like materials – like rice husks, flax shives, wheat straws, bagasse, canola stalks, oat hulls and grapevines has the potential to replace conventional construction materials – achieving economic, environmental, and social sustainability in the long run.
So, finding ways to reuse and recycle this crop waste is imperative in a future where there’s increased competition for resources. It also enables us to simultaneously boost the economy and help the environment.
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