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Repurposing plastic water bottles as concrete filler could help save the planet

By Faye Oney / November 24, 2017

A team of MIT students have come up with a way to incorporate irradiated plastic into cement paste to make concrete that is nearly 15% stronger than what’s available today. This could reduce the amount of plastic in landfills and lower concrete’s carbon footprint.

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Other materials stories that may be of interest

By April Gocha / July 13, 2016

Bowties to advance quantum phenomena, recycled plastic lumber, and other materials stories that may be of interest for July 13, 2016.

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