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ACigs Durability and Sustainability in Geosynthetics Event

The Australasian Chapter of the IGS (ACigs) recently hosted a hybrid in-person, face-to-face seminar, as well as a virtual online seminar. This was the first opportunity in quite a while

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Sustainability eBook Now In German!

A translated version of the IGS Sustainability eBook is now available in German. The latest edition adds to those previously published in French, Japanese, Turkish, Spanish, Chinese and Italian, with

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Sustainability eBook Now In Italian!

Italian speakers can now enjoy a translated version of the IGS Sustainability eBook. The Italian edition joins versions previously published in French, Japanese, Turkish, Spanish and Chinese, with more in

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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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Geosynthetics and Sustainability Webinar

The Iranian chapter of the IGS is pleased to announce a technical webinar entitled “Geosynthetics and Sustainability: a focus on Hydraulic Applications”. In this webinar, Dr. Nathalie TOUZE from the

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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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IGS Sustainability Paper Features In Special Edition

A paper co-authored by members of the IGS Technical and Sustainability Committees features in an open-access online journal. ‘Sustainable Use of Geosynthetics in Dykes’ by Pietro Rimoldi, Jonathan Shamrock, Jacek Kawalec

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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