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.

The report examines 10 recycled materials for their potential use within road and rail infrastructure. Read the fact sheets and both parts of the full report.

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ARRB recently held a webinar on this report and what it means for recycled material use in road and rail. To access the recording, click here. To download a copy of the presentation, click here.

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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.

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