Volume No. 5 Issue No.: 4 Page No.: 1036-1042 April-June 2011

 

A NOVEL APPROACH TO IMPROVE ROAD QUALITY BY UTILIZING PLASTIC WASTE IN ROAD CONSTRUCTION

 

Sangita1, Gupta Reena*2 and Kaur Verinder3

1. Flexible Pavement Division, Central Road Research, New Delhi (INDIA)
2. Jodhpur National University, Jodhpur (INDIA)
3. Guru Nanak Khalsa College, YamunaNagar (INDIA)

 

Received on : Feburary 24, 2011

 

ABSTRACT

 

Every year, around 500 billion plastic bags are used worldwide. Over one million bags are being haphazardly disposed every minute and they are damaging our environment.

 

Keywords : Modified bitumen, Post consumer plastic waste, Construction, Road construction, Landills

 

 

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