The Victorian Government is investing in innovative ways to use recycled materials, with recycled plastics being turned into railway sleepers.
Tyrecycle is beginning 2021 by paving the way for the increased use of crumb rubber from recycled tyres in roads ahead of the implementation of the Australian Government’s Waste Export Ban.
Blue Phoenix Western Australia has signed a 25-year contract with Avertas Energy to build, own and operate an Incinerator Bottom Ash (IBA) processing facility at Latitude 32 Kwinana.
EPA Victoria has approved an Environment Management Plan (EMP) for Cleanaway’s Ravenhall landfill, as part of its application to receive tunnel boring machine (TBM) spoil from the West Gate Tunnel project.
Main Roads WA is working with the Australian Road Research Board and Tyre Stewardship Australia to validate the use of recycled asphalt pavement that contains crumb rubber. Roads & Infrastructure reports.
The road construction industry has long played its part to investigate the use of recycled products in projects. Infrastructure Victoria’s recommendations for a $1 billion overhaul of the waste sector in the state are hoped to progress this work further, while creating 5000 jobs and increasing regional recycling