Can recycled glass help create safer, more skid-resistant roads?

Can recycled glass help create safer, more skid-resistant roads?

Posted in Asphalt Review, Environment, Industry News, Latest News//October 28, 2021

Sustainability Victoria has awarded the Australian Road Research Board (ARRB) and OmniGrip Direct $81,000 in funding for a project to see recycled crushed glass can be used to provide safer, more skid resistant roads.

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Sustainability VIC launches online directory for recycled products and suppliers

Sustainability VIC launches online directory for recycled products and suppliers

Posted in Industry News, Latest News//July 15, 2020

Buy Recycled, is Sustainability Victoria's new online directory, launched to feature Victorian products containing recycled content. 

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ARRB gets $200,000 grant for recycled crushed glass trial

ARRB gets $200,000 grant for recycled crushed glass trial

Posted in Latest News//October 14, 2019

The Australian Road Research Board has been awarded a $200,000 grant to trial recycled crushed glass in asphalt on local roads.

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Alex Fraser receives resource recovery infrastructure fund grant

Alex Fraser receives resource recovery infrastructure fund grant

Posted in Latest News//August 26, 2019

Sustainability Victoria has announced Alex Fraser's Clarinda recycling facility is amoun 13 recipients of the Victorian Government's $4.67 million Resource Recovery Infrastructure

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Pavement constructed with recycled plastic and glass

Pavement constructed with recycled plastic and glass

Posted in Latest News//March 22, 2019

In a Victorian first trial, a 200-metre long concrete footpath made with 199,000 recycled glass and plastic bottles has been laid in Hoppers Crossing. Sustainability Victoria partnered with Swinburne University of Technology to develop the new method of pavement construction, with funding from the Victorian

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Paving with plastic: the rise of plastics in road construction

Paving with plastic: the rise of plastics in road construction

Posted in Asphalt Review, Civil Works, Environment, Industry News, Latest News//December 18, 2018

Councils are using plastic bags and soft plastic packaging as a sustainable alternative to virgin polymers for bitumen binder to construct longer lasting roads.

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