Waste plastic in concrete could support sustainable construction in India

Research from Bath University has demonstrated that some of the sand used in concrete can be swapped out for waste plastic, potentially leading to more sustainable construction. The study, conducted in partnership with India’s Goa Engineering College, was prompted by India’s booming construction sector and a sand shortage the country is enduring as a result. […] The post UK study shows waste plastic can replace sand in concrete appeared first on The Engineer.

Waste plastic in concrete could support sustainable construction in India

Research at the University of Bath has shown waste plastic to be a viable partial replacement for sand in structural concrete, providing one possible solution for future sustainable construction ...

Thu 13 Sep 18 from Phys.org

UK study shows waste plastic can replace sand in concrete

Research from Bath University has demonstrated that some of the sand used in concrete can be swapped out for waste plastic, potentially leading to more sustainable construction. The study, conducted ...

Fri 14 Sep 18 from The Engineer

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