Wyndham City Council is using recycled plastic bags to repair and resurface its roads and have seen positive results.
An Albury manufacturer transforming the plastic bottles from our recycling bins into a high-tech ‘geotextile’ for major civil engineering projects is helping reduce landfill, championing sustainability in the infrastructure industry and proving innovation is thriving in regional NSW.
A revolutionary new asphalt product that uses a previously unidentified source of recycled plastic is set to significantly reduce the amount of waste dumped in Australia’s landfills.
Downer was recently awarded a 10-year contract from the New Plymouth District Council in New Zealand for term
Steel reinforced concrete will begin to rust over time, leading to costly damage. Roads & Infrastructure Magazine explores the issue of concrete cancer and the alternatives to steel out there.
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.