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Maikel Kuijpers takes an archaeological perspective on the materials that shape our world

Materials like concrete, steel, plastic and fertiliser shape the world around us, but they’re also extremely polluting. If we want to build a more sustainable society, we can learn a lot from archeologists. How do we relate to these materials? And are there alternatives? Maikel Kuijpers is writing a series of articles on this topic for the Correspondent.

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