Benefits of Sustainable Concrete

Reducing embodied CO2


  • Reduces the carbon emissions associated with concrete by between 30-85%
  • Easy to use and place
  • Suitable for use in all applications, including reinforced and unreinforced
  • Unchanged construction process
  • Complies with BS 8500 and BS EN 206-1
  • Creates concrete with a lighter, more aesthetically pleasing colour
  • 100% recyclable at end of life, contributing to the circular economy
  • Available nationwide from our network of static and mobile ready-mixed concrete plants

Hanson has developed its EcoCrete® range of low carbon concretes to make it easier to access low carbon concretes. EcoCrete® reduces the CO2 emissions associated with standard CEM I concrete by up to 85 per cent, helping contractors and clients meet their carbon reduction targets.Read about our range of low carbon sustainable concrete.


Hanson is a member of the Quality Scheme for Ready-mixed Concrete (QSRMC) and all our products carry this certification.


Concrete volume calculator

Concrete volume calculator

Use our ready-mixed concrete calculator to select the best concrete for your project and work out the volume you require.

Concrete volume calculator