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Did You Know: Geosynthetics and Flood Protection

Did You Know… geosynthetics prevent floods and protect lives, livelihoods and property? Changes in weather patterns are one of the principal effects of climate change. We are now seeing more

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Did You Know: Geosynthetics and Soil Erosion Prevention

Did You Know…geosynthetics protect land and water resources by preventing soil erosion and supporting vegetation? Soil erosion can have a significant negative impact on our water resources, biodiversity and the

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Did You Know: Geosynthetics Offer Cost Effectiveness and Sustainability

Did You Know… choosing geosynthetics offers the best of both worlds in cost effectiveness and sustainability. There is a common misconception that sustainable solutions for infrastructure will cost more. This

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Did You Know: Geosynthetics and Protection From Landfill Waste Contamination

Did You Know… geosynthetics help protect the environment from landfill waste contamination? The world creates more than two billion tonnes of municipal solid waste a year with at least a

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New ‘Did You Know…?’ Series On Sustainability

The IGS has launched a new ‘Did You Know…?’ campaign to drive awareness about sustainability. Bitesize facts about the green credentials of geosynthetics are being shared on the IGS website

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Did You Know: Geosynthetics and Aggregate Reduction

Did You Know…that geosynthetics can reduce the use of aggregate in infrastructure construction by over 50% and up to 90% in some cases. Geosynthetics have been used in the construction

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Did You Know: Geosynthetics and the SDGs

The United Nations’ 17 Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) is a call for action for countries to unite to improve lives and protect the environment. Its remit is bold – from