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Recycled Plastic in Concrete Countertops?

Image Credit: Gradac, Bela krajina, Slovenia

This would be a great concept to test on our concrete countertops. While the MIT students irradiated and pulverized the plastic, I would simply like to experiment with grinding plastic water bottles to a course grind (.25 –> .375″ range) and use it as a “plastic aggregate” in the concrete mix design.

http://news.mit.edu/2017/fortify-concrete-adding-recycled-plastic-1025