Researchers in Australia have discovered a method to recycle soft plastic as an aggregate in concrete. The resulting material was used last year to build a footpath and car park in Frankston, Australia, and researchers say it can offer a way to reduce the carbon footprint of construction in the country.
Researchers recycle soft plastic into concrete
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