Best Practice Advice
Best Practice Advice on Recycled Material Use in Road and Rail Infrastructure
Author: Australian Road Research Board
Prepared for: Commonwealth Sustainable Procurement Advocacy and Resource Centre (C SPARC), Department of Agriculture, Water and the Environment
Waste materials such as plastic, glass, organic food waste and tyre rubber can now be used with more confidence in building Australia’s roads and railways.
ARRB has put together a new report which provides an independent, expert review on how to safely and successfully increase the use of recycled materials in road and rail infrastructure.
Technical Review and Sustainability Impacts
The report, in two parts, shows significant economic and environmental benefits for the majority of recycled materials in road and rail infrastructure.