Microplastics in the environment

January 22nd, 2024

By Michael Sorensen Let’s discuss microplastics in the environment, or more specifically, microplastic potential from civil engineering products made from plastic, which we call polymer-based products or polymeric products. Microplastics come from a wide range of products. We use polymer-based products in our daily life all the time. This includes but is not limited to […]

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IGS offers response to European Commission on microplastics, geosynthetics

May 24th, 2022

Photos courtesy of Ace Geosynthetics and IFAI’s IAA The International Geosynthetics Society (IGS) calls on the European Commission to fully understand the enormous sustainability benefits of geosynthetics when considering how to reduce microplastics in the environment. Geosynthetics are part of the solution. The IGS submitted its response to a European Commission public consultation on microplastics last week. […]

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