Putting masks into roads, not on them

Disposable face masks could be recycled to make roads, in a circular economy solution to pandemic-generated waste, according to researchers from RMIT University. Their study shows that using the recycled face mask material to make just one kilometre of a two-lane road would use up about 3 million masks, preventing 93 tonnes of waste from …
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Waste in 2021- the year ahead

2020 was the year of Covid. It was a weird year and 2021 looks like it will still be weird. But waste is waste, it does not stop and neither do we. Things are changing quickly so here is what will shape the months to come: 1. Commonwealth export ban on glass and plastic coming …
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