Pavement constructed with recycled plastic and glass

Pavement constructed with recycled plastic and glass

Posted in Latest News//March 22, 2019

In a Victorian first trial, a 200-metre long concrete footpath made with 199,000 recycled glass and plastic bottles has been laid in Hoppers Crossing. Sustainability Victoria partnered with Swinburne University of Technology to develop the new method of pavement construction, with funding from the Victorian

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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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Tyres to roads gaining momentum

Tyres to roads gaining momentum

Posted in Asphalt Review, Industry News, Latest News//October 04, 2018

Tyre Stewardship Australia has teamed up with the Australian Asphalt Pavement Association to bring road builders a sustainable and effective alternative to standard asphalt products.

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New national road specifications could see millions of tyres recycled

New national road specifications could see millions of tyres recycled

Posted in Asphalt Review, Industry News, Latest News//July 04, 2018

New national specifications for Crumbed Rubber Modified asphalt could see millions of waste tyres being used in Australia’s road

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Downer and Close the Loop partner for recycled asphalt

Downer and Close the Loop partner for recycled asphalt

Posted in Asphalt Review, Environment, Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update//May 29, 2018

Soft plastics from plastic bags and packaging and glass bottle equivalents will be diverted from landfill to construct a Victorian road in an Australian-first trial.

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Paving the way for future construction material

Paving the way for future construction material

Posted in Industry News, Latest News, Technology Update//May 24, 2018

Research by Melbourne’s Swinburne University of Technology has found a potential new use for flexible plastics and glass fines in the construction of footpaths.

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