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Plastic is a material consisting of any of a wide range of synthetic or semi-synthetic organics that are malleable and can be molded into solid objects of diverse shapes. Plastics are typically organic polymers of high molecular mass, but they often contain other substances. They are usually synthetic, most commonly derived from petrochemicals, but many are partially natural. Plasticity is the general property of all materials that are able to irreversibly deform without breaking, but this occurs to such a degree with this class of moldable polymers that their name is an emphasis on this ability.

The Very Last Straw

The Very Last Straw

Many cities and some states have banned single-use plastic shopping bags. The next item on the list? It could be the plastic drinking straw.

Cities and states that have banned plastic bags have done so for several reasons—they’re not biodegradable; they contribute to landfill waste—but one of the most-cited has been

Geosynthetics for Roadway Construction

Geosynthetics for Roadway Construction

Ever since the Romans used palm fronds and other plant fiber matting to reinforce the sub-bases of their famous roads, fabrics have been used to improve road longevity and performance. Modern road construction methods rely on a family of materials called geosynthetics to achieve the same results. But these more sophisticated materials can

EVERLINE® LED T5HO Tubes Expands Linear LED Upgrade Options

EVERLINE® LED T5HO Tubes Expands Linear LED Upgrade Options

Universal Lighting Technologies, Inc., a global leader in lighting and a member of the Panasonic Group, is expanding its linear LED options with EVERLINE® T5HO LED Tubes. Installers who are focused on light levels or energy savings can choose from two available power levels – 25.5W and 22.5W – as

Maintaining Storage Tanks

Maintaining Storage Tanks

An integral ingredient in maintaining the health of a water supply tank is a good inspection according to tank manufacturers and consultants. In the words of George Mead, municipal sales director with Tank Connection in Parsons, KS, “Nothing fabricated and installed will continue to operate without inspections.”

Some states have created regulations

Retaining Walls to Change Land Surfaces

Retaining Walls to Change Land Surfaces

Retaining walls have become the modern-day structures of choice for us to manipulate the surfaces on which we choose to build our lives. From creating more buildable space on a site, to helping stabilize bridges, they are ubiquitous workhorses that are often easily overlooked. But sometimes they take their inspiration

Advertiser’s Index

Advanced Drainage Systems
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American Peat Technology LLC
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AP/M Permaform
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Best Management Products
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Bio Clean Environmental
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Crumpler Plastic Pipe Inc.
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DOGIPOT
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ENPAC LLC
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Envirocert International Inc.
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Ernst Conservation Seeds
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Fratco
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IN-SITU Inc.
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Invisible Structures Inc.
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J.W. Faircloth & Son
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Lane Enterprises
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Oldcastle Stormwater Solutions
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PaveDrain
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Plastic Solutions Inc.
www.plastic-solution.com

Raven Lining Systems
www.ravenlining.com

StormTrap LLC
www.stormtrap.com

The Strong Co. Inc.
www.strongseal.com

Tymco
www.tymco.com

Uni-Group USA
www.uni-groupusa.org

Watershed Geo
www.watershedgeo.com

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PAVEDRAIN
The PaveDrain system is a patented, permeable paving surface designed with the joints between the blocks left open for an unprecedented infiltration rate (i.e., no rocks). Maintenance is accomplished with conventional street vacuuming equipment or the PaveDrain Vac Head. PaveDrain is ADA compliant, HS-25 load rated, manufactured throughout the US,

The Meek Shall Donate a Massive Inheritance

The Meek Shall Donate a Massive Inheritance

It’s pretty impressive when you scan the recycling efforts across the country. Dart Container Corp. has recently opened three new drop-off locations for expanded polystyrene products in Oklahoma, Illinois, and Idaho. That makes more than 40 that Dart has opened among the hundreds of others across the country. Momentum Recycling

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