Carbon storage solutions

Our mission:
Decarbonize construction materials

We believe that biochar is a holistic solution to combat climate change.

Why not use it as a construction material?

 

Technology

Why biochar? Biochar is obtained as a result of pyrolysis, during which biomass is modified to isolate the carbon contained in biogenic waste matter. This creates a valuable raw material that traps CO2 . It can in turn be embedded in products with long and durable lives, such as buildings.

The result is a porous material which not only has an improved CO2 footprint, but also high surface area and strength.  Additionally, improved material properties are evident in the insulation and hydration of concrete and mortar. Biochar could be the future of materials that are resource-preserving, rather than resource intensive.

 

What we do

We reduce the carbon footprint of construction materials by turning them into long-term carbon stores, incorporating waste-based biochar into their composition.

Our solution gives building owners, architects and civil engineers the opportunity to use building materials tailored to their needs, which have a better CO2 balance at almost the same cost. 

 
UP TO

20%

IMPROVED CO2 BALANCE

Potential

1 Mio t
UNUSED BIOMASS PER YEAR

According to the metastudy of the DBFZ in Germany (data basis 2015).

1 t
CO2

Are bound in 1 t carbonized biomass

Our Mission

Research

Promote application-oriented research of cleaning processes and various biomasses as additives

Information

Introduce the technique of carbonisation and its potential applications

Network

Connect different players and support each level of the supply chain to scale up

Contact

Carbon Instead UG (haftungsbeschränkt)

Manteuffelstraße 73
10999 Berlin
kontakt@carboninstead.de
0152 / 5372 72 80