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Houses in Argentina
Local news

Transforming perlite waste residue into construction bricks

50 houses in Argentina have already been constructed with a new type of bricks made with 90% perlite residue - this is a perfect illustration of applying circular economy to the mineral industry.

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Lightweighting vehicules is a key way to reduce CO2 emissions. Discover how replacing metal parts with mineral-infused plastic parts is a sustainable solution, while maintaining high safety standards.
Product story

Pulling their weight: how minerals contribute to lightweighting vehicles

Cars are getting lighter – reducing CO2 emissions, while maintaining high safety standards, thanks to mineral-infused plastic parts.

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Man brushing his teeth
Product story

Something to smile about: a 100% natural, mineral-based toothpaste

In the pursuit of healthy white teeth, Imerys has found that toothpaste that combines kaolin and delicately engineered perlite provides highly effective dental care and meets consumers’ preference for natural ingredients.

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Perlite in cosmetic products
Product story

Engineering a natural alternative to plastic beads in cosmetic products

The mineral perlite is an effective replacement for microbeads in scrubs and shower gels – not only for its exfoliating performance, but for reducing plastic pollution in oceans.

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Medical equipment with battery
Product story

Powering mobile medical equipment with graphite and carbon

Graphite and carbon ensure portable healthcare devices operate safely.

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Hand holding a recyclable cup
Product story

Tackling the war on plastic waste with mineral-based formulations

Platy minerals and barrier formulations offer an alternative to single-use plastic in food and drink packaging.

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Water filtration with Imerpure
Product story

Improving access to safe water

Mineral-based filters are removing bacteria and other contaminants from drinking water in the developing world.

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A baby in a diaper
Product story

Using minerals to enhance breathability in diapers

How minerals improve hygiene and comfort of diapers for babies.

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