Here’s an idea for a greener pool
06 Apr Here’s an idea for a greener pool
Posted at 16:25h in General Interest
Plastic Concrete: Building Bricks Made From Landfill Waste
Recent RPI Masters of Architecture graduate Henry Miller has devised a way to reuse waste plastic as an aggregate in cement, circumventing the energy-intensive process of plastic recycling. By grinding up landfill-bound plastic and mixing it with portland cement, Miller was able to create a material just as strong as traditional concrete made with mined aggregate. The ingenious solution netted miller first place in the “Component Category” of the second annual Concrete Thinking for a Sustainable World competition.
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