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Recyclable bricks and concrete the way of the future

Tuesday 26 May 20 10:00am


BRICKS, concrete and other construction materials could one day be made from recycled PVC, waste plant-fibre or sand, thanks to a remarkable new kind of rubber polymer.

Flinders University chemist Associate Professor Justin Chalker says the polymer, made from sulphur and canola oil, can be compressed and heated with fillers to make construction material of the future.

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