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On the whole I don’t approve of plastic recycling. Talk of recycling makes us feel good about our rubbish and diverts attention away from the real issue of our ever growing pile of plastic trash. However that said, there are some plastic recycling projects that make you go OOohh … could that work?

By mixing together ground-up plastic with cement and soil reclaimed from the brownfields, Miller was able to create a material just as strong as conventional concrete.

Read more: Plastic Concrete: Building Bricks Made From Landfill Waste | Inhabitat – Green Design Will Save the World

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