Soft plastics used to create sustainable concrete carpark and footpath

Soft plastics used to create sustainable concrete carpark and footpath

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//January 14, 2021

A team of engineers from RMIT have partnered with Victorian recycling organisations Replas, RED Group and SR Engineering to create a concrete material made from recycled soft plastics. 

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Six Tasmanian councils to use crumb rubber asphalt in a first for the state

Six Tasmanian councils to use crumb rubber asphalt in a first for the state

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//December 16, 2020

A recycled crumb rubber demonstration project across local roads in Tasmania is hoped to pave the way to a more sustainable future in the state. 

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Growing a sustainable footprint with TonerPlas

Growing a sustainable footprint with TonerPlas

Posted in Latest News, Special Features//December 02, 2020

TonerPlas is a high-performance asphalt additive engineered using post-consumer recycled plastic polymers. After nearly 10 years in development, being tested and trialled on Australian roads, Close the Loop is looking to increase its footprint in the

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Alex Fraser’s answer to asphalt

Alex Fraser’s answer to asphalt

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//November 19, 2020

As a company committed to achieving carbon neutrality, Alex Fraser has created PolyPave, an asphalt product that can contain high volumes of recycled materials including plastic, glass and RAP.

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The road to a circular economy – research to test best recycled tyre mix

The road to a circular economy – research to test best recycled tyre mix

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//November 05, 2020

Tyre Stewardship Australia and RMIT University are partnering on a ground-breaking research project evaluating the performance of crumb rubber in asphalt made from old car tyres.

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Asphalt plant to boost tyre recycling, with Tyrecycle

Asphalt plant to boost tyre recycling, with Tyrecycle

Posted in Latest News, Special Features//November 04, 2020

A multi-million dollar Asphalt Manufacturing Plant has been built by a major asphalt producer in South Australia to boost the recycling rate of used tyres on Australian roads.

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