Mixed Plastic Waste Recycling and Sustainable Land Drainage Systems (2006)

Author(s): Heidrich O, Quinn PF

    Abstract: This paper proposes alternative drainage and treatment methods by describing water and land use management systems that will positively support the economy of the farm whilst addressing some key issues of rural flooding and diffuse pollution. The drainage and treatment material is manufactured from recycled waste plastics, which in turn may support some important economic and environmental issues of the country as a whole.

      • Date: 12-14 September 2006
      • Conference Name: 4th Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management (CIWEM) Annual Conference: Emerging Environmental Issues and Future Challenges
      • Publisher: CIWEM: Chartered Institution of Water and Environmental Management
      • Publication type: Conference Proceedings (inc. abstract)
      • Bibliographic status: Published

      Keywords: Recycling, plastic, drainage, run-off, farm


      Dr Oliver Heidrich
      Senior Researcher in Urban Resource Modelling

      Dr Paul Quinn
      Senior Lecturer in Catchment Hydrology