Tapeshwar Kalra, Rana
International Journal of Latest Research In Engineering and Computing (IJLREC)   unpublished
Fly ash concrete has economical and environmental advantages. It also makes concrete sustainable. In India presently less than 50% of fly ash produced is consumed. Infrastructural Development is at its peak all over the world and is a symbol of growth for any country. The most popular construction material, involves use of cement which is responsible for 7% of total world's carbon dioxide emissions. Carbon dioxide is the main threat in causing global warming of the environment. The attempts
more » ... been made to reduce CO 2 emissions in environment by all possible ways, but cement has not found a suitable replacement for it till date. Fly ash Concrete is an effort in reducing cement content of construction. The paper aims at discussing the use of fly ash concrete in construction as a solution to address two environmental problems-one, disposal of huge amounts of fly ash, by production of thermal power plants, causing environmental degradation through large areas of landfills and two, high percentage of carbon dioxide emissions in atmosphere from cement industry.