The City of Fremantle has used recycled glass equivalent to around 2640 glass bottles to resurface the car park at the North Fremantle Post Office.
Recycled construction and demolition (C&D) waste will be trialled as road base for use on the Kwinana Freeway widening project WA.
Downer Group will begin work on an $8 million asphalt plant in Telbara to increase the amount of plastics and recycled materials that can be used in local road construction.
Plastic from around 176,000 plastic bags and packaging and glass from around 55,000 bottles has been diverted from landfill to build NSW's first road made from soft plastics and glass.
Recycled crushed glass will substitute sand in civil works projects as Lake Macquarie City Council pushes for local solutions to the national waste problem.