What is engineered stone and why is Australia banning it?

This week, Australia became the first country in the world to ban engineered stone. Engineered stone has become a popular and more affordable alternative to natural stone (like marble or granite) in bathrooms and kitchens. But it contains a dangerous and potentially life threatening substance. In the deep dive we’ll tell you more about engineered stone, and unpack the ban.

Research: Harry Sekulich 
Hosts: Zara Seidler and Sam Koslowski
Producer: James Elliott and Ninah Kopel

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