Councils are using plastic bags and soft plastic packaging as a sustainable alternative to virgin polymers for bitumen binder to construct longer lasting roads.
The first South Australian road built with soft plastics and glass will utilise plastic from approximately 139,000 plastic bags and packaging and 39,750 glass bottle equivalents.
Downer has received a top industry award at Inside Waste's inaugural 2018 Waste and Resource Recovery Excellence awards for its asphalt product utilising soft plastics – Plastipave.
Close the Loop has unveiled a new manufacturing line in Melbourne capable of converting 200,000 tonnes of soft plastic and toner waste into an asphalt additive for roads.
A construction company has been awarded the contract to build what is expected to be the largest solar farm in