Augmented geotextiles: A new frontier in selective removal of chemicals from aqueous solutions

August 28th, 2023

With increasing environmental concerns over water pollution and the need for sustainable water management, the development of advanced filtration technologies has become a priority. Augmented geotextiles are an emerging type of functionalized filter media (FFM) and represent a ground-breaking innovation in the field of geotextiles. These novel materials are based on conventional polyethylene terephthalate (PET) […]

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Pathway to truly sustainable geotextiles

June 6th, 2023

For several geotextile applications, longevity and durability are important factors in order to fulfill their function in soil reinforcement and protection. However, geotextiles with a much shorter life-span, which are designed to degrade after a certain time period, are in demand. Biodegradable geotextiles are perfect for applications where once they have completed their task they […]

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Sustainability comes natural to the erosion and sediment control industry

April 1st, 2023

Sustainable materials are the central part of the erosion control industry and the Erosion Control Technology Council (ECTC). ECTC is a leading industry organization home to top manufacturers of erosion and sediment control products, component suppliers, material distributors and test laboratories. ECTC members are dedicated to advancing the knowledge, experience and expertise of erosion and […]

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