As worldwide urbanization and industrialization proceed, the accumulation of used engine oil (UEO) - approximately 8 million tons per annum - poses a significant global challenge to the environment through soil contamination and water pollution. This invention offers a clean and promising waste management strategy for UEO disposal, enabling long-term decarbonization in the waste management sector and contributing to the development of sustainable and durable concrete for large-scale implementation in the construction industry.
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