Plastic polymers for better, longer-lasting roads and plastic fence posts for Aussie farmers.

They’re just two of the innovative solutions being developed by the recycling industry to help solve Australia’s plastic waste crisis.

Yesterday, the Federal Government announced it will pump $190 million into the sector, and hundreds of millions more will be contributed from the states and industry.

Currently, the industry is grappling with a flood of cheap virgin plastic imports.

Guest: David Hodge, Managing Director, Plastic Forests

Producer: Gregg Borschmann

Duration: 10min 1sec