Do you know of the 35 million tons of plastic we discard each year, only a tiny fraction ends up getting recycled? Each year, 27 million tons of plastic is dumped into U.S. landfills.
Plazrok USA has a solution for this. Plazrok is a material made out of waste plastic that can be used to make a high-value concrete product.
For precast concrete manufacturers, Plazrok offers a lighter weight concrete product that lowers their operating costs. Plazrok weighs less than the natural stone aggregate used in traditional lightweight concrete. It can make concrete up to 20 percent lighter.
For waste management companies, Plazrok creates a commercial market for waste plastic that’s polluting our environment at alarming levels. Recycling plastic is a costly endeavor and a major hassle—most recyclers won’t accept grades of plastic beyond #1 and 2, but we use #1 through 7 to make Plazrok. And we don’t require it to be sorted or cleaned.
Turning waste into a commercial opportunity while chipping away at our plastic pollution problem sounds like a win-win, doesn’t it?
Charles Engrem, Director of Business Development
We intercept unrecyclable waste plastic bound for landfills and convert it into a concrete additive and partial replacement for stone aggregate.
We give concrete companies the means to add an environmentally friendly concrete mix to their portfolio, boosting their stewardship.
We source waste plastic from materials recovery facilities (MRFs) and waste management companies, creating a new revenue stream for those entities and diverting waste plastic from landfills by the millions of tons.
Using thermo-mechanical extrusion technology, Plazrok is made by converting unrecyclable waste plastic bound for landfills into a concrete additive and partial replacement for stone aggregate.
We are assembling the players who can make our first production plant a reality. Reach out if you’d like to learn more about opportunities to collaborate and expand Plazrok in U.S. markets.Contact us