Material Recycling


Engineering Studies – H1 Civil Engineering – Materials and Manufacturing

This topic investigates the engineering challenge of recycling products and highlights methods of recycling.

Key Concepts

  • The engineering challenges of recycling
  • Examples of recycling

Discussion Questions

  1. Describe the difficulties with recycling.
  2. Considering the magnitude and variety of industrial materials that our community demand, discuss alternative systems.
  3. List items/materials in a civil structure that could be recycled if the structure was demolished.
  4. Discuss how a product life cycle is determined in engineering?

Composite rebar for future infrastructure



Recycling Thermosetting Polymers