Feb 7, 2022

Using more recycled materials to build our cities

Posted by in categories: materials, sustainability

University of Melbourne experts have been working with industry to find new uses for large volumes of recycled waste plastics.

When it comes to finding new ways to use old plastics, bigger really is better. After all, the more plastic waste used in a material, the less ends up in landfill.

A promising emerging technology from Mildura-based Integrated Recycling, tested by University of Melbourne experts, could be used to build very large structures like noise barriers, helping to keep hundreds of tonnes of plastics out of the ground.

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