The tunnel-digging venture plans to use leftover dirt from its projects and package them into the product, cutting back on carbon emissions from concrete production.
The company plans to start selling the bricks in two months time at a price of 10 cents per brick — giving them away for free when used for afforable housing projects.
The details are the latest in Musk’s plan to revolutionize the tunnel-digging industry, after announcing the plans in May 2017 and providing more details the following March.
About to finish first TBC HQ building made with Boring Bricks in the shape of a medieval watchtower — Elon Musk (@elonmusk) September 13, 2018.
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However, Musk’s decision to use the rock in a consumer-facing product could encourage consumers to build using more sustainable materials.
Buyers will be able to construct their own podiums, alongside other projects, when the store opens in the next two months. »