Victoria announces $1.6M for recycling research projects

Victoria announces $1.6M for recycling research projects

Posted in Latest News//October 08, 2019

To encourage the development of new ways to use material otherwise sent to landfill, the state government announced $1.6 million for research projects that create an end market for recycled materials.

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Tapping into road maker needs

Tapping into road maker needs

Posted in Latest News, Special Features//September 27, 2019

Tyrecycle explores how the road construction and maintenance sector is building stronger and sustainable roads as demand for Australian crumb rubber increases.

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Recycled roads on the rise

Recycled roads on the rise

Posted in Asphalt Review, Environment, Industry News, Latest News//February 18, 2019

Main Roads Western Australia is increasing its use and implementation of recycled construction and demolition waste in road construction and maintenance through a new pilot project and product testing scheme.

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Paving with plastic: the rise of plastics in road construction

Paving with plastic: the rise of plastics in road construction

Posted in Asphalt Review, Civil Works, Environment, Industry News, Latest News//December 18, 2018

Councils are using plastic bags and soft plastic packaging as a sustainable alternative to virgin polymers for bitumen binder to construct longer lasting roads.

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First SA road built with plastic bags and glass

First SA road built with plastic bags and glass

Posted in Asphalt Review, Environment, Industry News, Latest News//December 06, 2018

The first South Australian road built with soft plastics and glass will utilise plastic from approximately 139,000 plastic bags and packaging and 39,750 glass bottle equivalents.

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