The Swenson Granite quarry in Concord is expanding to the north, partly to meet demand from customers seeking to reduce their climate impact by using an alternative to curbing made of concrete.

“Concrete has such a gigantic carbon footprint … A lot of that concrete curb is being switched to granite, or back to granite,” said Scott Herrick, senior advisor at Swenson. “We hear from specifiers they are glad to know they have a greener alternative.”

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