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Use of Plastic Waste in Road Construction


Momin Faheem Ahamad Abdul Quddoos , SND College of Engineering Research Center; Dhatrak Tushar, SND College of Engineering Research Center; Gaikwar Chetan, SND College of Engineering Research Center; Kekan Ujwala, SND College of Engineering Research Center; Dr. Kale R. S., SND College of Engineering Research Center


Low Density Polymer, Flexible Pavements, Bags, Wrapper


Bottles, containers and packing strips etc. is increasing day by day. As a result amount of waste plastic also increases. This leads to various environmental problems. Many of the wastes produced today will remain in the environment for many years leading to various environmental concerns. Therefore it is necessary to utilize the wastes effectively with technical development in each field. Many by-products are being produced using the plastic wastes. Our present work is helping to take care of these aspects. Plastic waste, consisting of carry bags, cups and other utilized plastic can be used as a coating over aggregate and this coated stone can be used for road construction. The mix polymer coated aggregate and tyre modified bitumen have shown higher strength. Use of this mix for road construction helps to use plastics waste. Once the plastic waste is separated from municipal solid waste, the organic matter can be converted into manure and used. Our paper will discuss in detail the process and its successful applications.

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Paper ID: IJSRDV6I30396
Published in: Volume : 6, Issue : 3
Publication Date: 01/06/2018
Page(s): 619-622

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