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South Africa’s Construction and Development Industry Embraces RESIN8™ After launching the RESIN8™ pilot plant in Cape Town last year and being recognized with the DOW impact award, South Africa’s construction and development industry has been busy testing RESIN8 in a wide variety of concrete application tests – coming through with flying colors. Multiple concrete manufacturers partnered with CRDC’s South Africa…

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LARGE SCALE RESIN8™ ASPHALT TRIAL UNDERWAY IN COSTA RICABusy ‘Route 27’ now permanently houses non-recoverable plastic San José, Costa Rica, January 2022.   CRDC Global, in collaboration with Costa Rican partner PEDREGAL and Globalvia, an international highway operator, today announced the successful completion of sections of highway made with RESIN8™.   Nearly 500 tons of asphalt containing between 1% and…

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Interview with German Gomez, CRDC’s Factory Supervisor We recently sat down with German Gomez, CRDC’s Factory Supervisor, to ask him about our progress in Costa Rica. German has overseen production of RESIN8™ since 2019 and is now in charge of transforming the pilot facility into a full-scale production plant capable of processing up to 90 tons of hard-to-recycle plastic per…

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Trial-run produced 2.5 metric tons of RESIN8, commercial trials to follow shortly.  Using a combination of plastic waste, including PET, HDPE, PS and LDPE waste, CRDC’s UK team succeeded in October to produce the first test-batch of RESIN8 in the Southwest of England.  RESIN8 is an eco-aggregate made from mixed, hard to recycle plastic waste that is used to improve…

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March 22, 2021. Dow, the world’s leading chemical and scientific materials company, has awarded the Center for Regenerative Design and Collaboration South Africa (CRDC SA) the Dow Business Impact Fund Award, worth US$100 000. The Dow Business Impact Fund is a competitive grant program intended to support business solutions that make a large-scale impact in collaboration with non-profit organizations.  The…

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