The road construction industry has long played its part to investigate the use of recycled products in projects. Infrastructure Victoria’s recommendations for a $1 billion overhaul of the waste sector in the state are hoped to progress this work further, while creating 5000 jobs and increasing regional recycling
An Austroads report, written by Level 5 Design, reveals findings from a literature review and practical trials of recycled plastic in roads. The report calls for Australian and NZ road authorities to provide further guidance for the use of these
The City of Melbourne is trialling a new plastic asphalt mix to resurface five popular streets in the CBD.
Redland City Council is working with Alex Fraser and Suncoast Asphalt to resurface a one-kilometre stretch of road comprising significant amounts of hard plastics and reclaimed asphalt pavement, all while cutting council costs and carbon emissions.
The City of Melbourne is using plastic previously destined for landfill to resurface five prominent city streets.