On the next episode of Sustainably Speaking, we’re uncovering how recycled plastic could help pave the way for more sustainable roads (and fewer potholes!). To learn more about the latest developments in asphalt technology, host Mia Quinn is joined by Bill Buttlar, the Glen Barton chair in Flexible Pavement Technology at the University of Missouri.
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“We're a few years into this research, and it's really checking all the boxes at this point. We're finding that it's making the mix more durable, obviously more sustainable, and we're finding formulations that are reducing the cost. And that's the trifecta. If you can get the economics and the durability and the sustainability all going in the right direction, it's almost like why wouldn't we do this?”