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(WorldNews Environment)


18 may 2017 23:59:08

Soil reinforcement
(WorldNews Environment)

Sahadat Hossain, a UTA civil engineering professor, has written a book about research that uses recycled plastic pins to reinforce soil on Texas highways. Plastics make up a large percentage of municipal solid waste that inhabit landfills. A UTA civil engineer is finding a better use for that plastic just lying around in landfills. Sahadat Hossain, a civil engineering professor at The University of Texas at Arlington, is taking landfill plastic and recycling it into giant pins that are inserted in failing soil on highway slopes. Those pins strengthen the failing soil and in turn the...
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