"Alessandro Marseglia: Recycling plastic into construction materials"
Recycling is now an important part of our economy. Today not only is recycling an important source of material for the production of consumer goods, but it also protects the environment and can save energy. But unlike paper or glass,plastic has been a notorious exception. Most plastics in use are not biodegradable, and therefore can cause permanent damage to the environment. The difficulty and expense of recycling plastic into other products is also a barrier.