Prototypes of plastic bituminous pavement.
(from left to right) Liew Shi En Azella,
Sumayyah Binte Md Shariff, Gracia Oh Jing Yi, Phyu Mon Kyaw working as a R& D team in SP and Samwoh laboratories.
The asphalt mixture incorporated with plastic waste is at least 20 percent more durable than regular asphalt. It is also as safe as regular asphalt when chemical leaching tests were conducted on whether the plastic waste leaks into the environment.