Properties of concrete containing recycled PET bottles as sand replacement

Misri, Zainora and Wan Ibrahim, Mohd Haziman and Abdul Awal, A.S.M (2020) Properties of concrete containing recycled PET bottles as sand replacement. In: Advanced Concrete Technology and Green Materials. Penerbit UTHM, pp. 67-78. ISBN 978-967-2916-42-0

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The modern lifestyle along with the new technologies have contributed the increasing of waste materials production. Plastic is one of the waste materials which is non-disposal and non-biodegradable material that can remain on earth without degradation. The world produces nearly 150 million tonnes of plastics per year, which is nearly 4.8 tonnes per second and a per capita production of 25 kg/year [1]. The Malaysian Plastic Industry (2012), reported that Malaysia is one of the largest plastics producers in Asia [2]. In Malaysia, extensive consumption of PET bottle is one of the contribution to the increasing growth of plastic waste disposed in landfills. Reutilization of PET wastes in concrete technology is one of the innovative solution for reduce the materials cost and solve some of the plastics waste problems ..

Item Type: Book Section
Uncontrolled Keywords: Concrete; Concrete construction; Sustainable construction; Government publications--Malaysia
Subjects: T Technology > TH Building construction > TH1000-1725 Systems of building construction. Including fireproof construction, concrete construction
Divisions: Faculty of Engineering Technology > Department of Civil Engineering Technology
Depositing User: Mrs. Siti Noraida Miskan
Date Deposited: 04 Jan 2022 09:14
Last Modified: 04 Jan 2022 09:14

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