Jun , According the project s plan, the plastics used to build the island will come from the giant North Pacific Gyre Once collected and cleaned, the material could then be reformed into floating platforms of recycled plastic This will clean our Oceans intensely and it will change the character of the plastic waste
Jul , Recycled plastic has a dramatically lower carbon footprint than making asphalt, which is responsible for of global carbon emissions It s also easier to work Based on other plastic building materials, the company expects the roads to last three times longer than traditional roads The modular pieces
Jul , People make a big deal about being friendlier to the environment It s why we have to limit our plastic bag usage at the grocery store, use less aerosol spray, and it s why automakers are using more recycled materials in the manufacturing of their vehicles Let s start with the big picture Manufacturing
Apr , Project.DWG and LOOS.FM have unveiled their PET pavilion, a temporary structure in a community park in The Netherlands that focuses on issues of sustainable building, recycling, and waste by rethinking the ways that buildings are developed, built, and used Specifically, the pavilion is a study of the use
Jan , Despite recycling programs in many parts of the world, an enormous amount of plastic waste escapes collection and winds up in landfills A Mexico based startup, Eco Domum (eco house), is recovering much of that plastic trash and recycling it into building materials, which are then used to create
Jun , Plastic materials are collected from discarded articles or manufacturing stock, reduced to particles, and mixed with feedstock for manufacturing building materials, such as concrete Particle maximum dimensions are preferably in the range of five to ten millimeters The recycled plastic includes up to
Apr , New technology is announced that can build towers up to stories high out of good American recyclable clean plastic Ohio and around America work in the plastics industry, turning healthy American made products like chlorine and ethylbenzine into vinyl, PVC and other strong, long lasting materials
Mar , Because the colors are added in the recycling process, those items never need painting no matter how harsh the environment they are exposed to Recycled plastic products have a low carbon footprint and are the ideal replacement for wood, concrete, steel, and virgin plastic in any construction project.
Jan , Plastic Road s proposed road system will be modular and made out of entirely recycled materials The idea is to turn recycled plastic into modular prefabricated roads that can be dropped into place VolkerWessels claims that this system could have a longevity of times more than asphalt, and
Sep , Gul Bahao founder Nargis Latif developed a way to recycle plastic trash into bricks that can be used to build homes called chandi ghar Colombian company Conceptos Plásticos saw two pressing issues in the world and decided to tackle both with recycled building materials One issue is the housing
Nov , There are many misconceptions about recycling, some extending back decades, but U.S waste plastic is now a near billion dollar business and the reason is that recycling works Recycled bags and wraps are used to make durable composite decks, home building products, and new packaging.
Nov , What can you do with plastic Building bridges The Great Satan of materials is the new green Plastics were the Great Satan, said Jim Kerstein, CEO of Axion International (AXIH) which makes building components like I beams and girders out of recycled plastic You could pull a milk jug out of a landfill
Oct , In a report entitled The Urban Bio Loop, Arup proposes to transform food waste into low cost and eco friendly materials By replacing small portions of concrete with recycled plastic, the cement industry s on the environment would be reduced MIT, News, Science, environment, eco friendly, plastic,
May , To build a chandi ghar, strips of recycled plastic are put into a thermopore shell which is tied together to form the bricks The bricks are then attached to wooden pillars to rapidly construct homes Latif said in a video the homes are modular and weatherproof, and a two story house can be erected in just