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From Waste to Value

Cement manufacturing has the unique capability to utilize many of these materials as alternative fuels (AF) in high temperature kilns and also to transform many residues into harmless, useful materials by incorporating them into the production process. CEMEX is a leader in the utilization of AF.

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On World Environment Day, Read About How We Consume with Care
This article is an abridged version of a section from our 2014 Sustainable Development Report. You can read the more detailed report here. As part of our sustainability efforts, we continuously strive to find ways to meet the demands...
Jun 5, 2015 4:45 PM ET
CEMEX Innovates with Mobile System to Sort Solid Waste for Use as Alternative Fuels in Mexico
CEMEX in Mexico has introduced an innovative solid waste sorting system in the form of a mobile plant that will support its efforts to increase the use of alternative fuels. This system will help lengthen the usable life of landfills, increase the recovery rate of recyclables, improve the working conditions for landfill workers, and produce better alternative fuels. The system is expected to...
Jan 1, 2015 9:00 AM ET
Into the Kiln: CEMEX and Alternative Fuels
“Into the Kiln” is our interactive new game that teaches you about the benefits of Alternative Fuels in the cement industry. Burn alternative fuels to generate the heat needed to produce cement, but make sure temperature in the kiln does not get too high! Keep an eye out on the carbon emissions you avoided through this ecological alternative to traditional fossil fuels.  The cities of...
Jan 1, 2015 9:00 AM ET

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