Sustainable Living: 3M FuturewiseTown PlanIntroductionGo BackGo Next3M

Using resources

How many different building materials have been used? Where have the materials
come from?

  • Concrete is made from sand, cement and crushed rocks. How many of these building materials come from your local area?

Quarrying and mining often create a lot of waste material that ends up being dumped in old, disused quarries. These disused quarries can be landscaped to create wildlife habitats.





How can we minimise our impact on the
world's resources?

 Use fewer resources

 Recycle materials