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Are Your HDPE Geomembranes and Liners PFAS Free? [Editorial] [PDF]

Huesker- If you can’t beat them join them! [PDF]

Strengthening Foundations: Maccaferri’s Geosynthetic Solution for Container Terminals

Optimisation of Production Steps and Ecological Decision-Making Aid for the Selection of More Sustainable Geotextiles

Nortene Geomembrane Reservoir Offers Safety in Food Production

Geosynthetic Solution for River and Coastal Protection Works: Geoamerica2024 Presentation Highlights from TechFab

Stark Honoured as ASCE Distinguished Member

Thought Leaders Series: Landfill Base Liner Design Utilising Geosynthetics

Loss of Stability in Geosynthetic-Reinforced Slopes by Rocscience



Laboratory Testing and Numerical Modelling of Creep Behavior of HDPE Geomembranes under Multistage Loading

Effect of Carbon Black Incorporation Methods on the Initial Creep/Slow Crack Growth (SCR) Resistance and Properties of HDPE


Study of an Embankment Reinforced by a Geotextile in a Flood Zone

Patent Application for Geosynthetic Fabric with Differential Wicking Capability


Hydraulic and Geochemical Characteristics of a Geosynthetic Clay Liner Exhumed from an Exposed Composite Liner

Effects of Temperature, Ionic Strength and Humic Acid on the Transport of Graphene Oxide Nanoparticles in Geosynthetic Clay Liner

Long-term Hydraulic Conductivity of Bentonite-Polymer GCLs

Unlocking the Sorption Mechanism of Perfluoroalkyl Acids (PFAAs) on Geosynthetics: Case of the Geotextile Components of GCLs


Use of Geogrid for Improved Performance of Ballasted Tracks: Experimental and DEM Approaches

A Review on the Effective Use of Geosynthetic Reinforcement to Increase Soil Bearing Capacity

Loss of Stability in Geosynthetic-Reinforced Slopes by Rocscience


Unlocking the Sorption Mechanism of Perfluoroalkyl Acids (PFAAs) on Geosynthetics: Case of the Geotextile Components of GCLs


Environmental Markers of Plastics Degradation and Microplastics

Freeze-thaw Aged Polyethylene and Polypropylene Microplastics Alter Enzyme Activity and Microbial Community Composition in Soil

Mapping Plastic and Plastic Additive Cycles in Coastal Countries: A Norwegian Case Study
Clothing, household textiles, and geotextiles were cited as major sources of microplastics released from textile applications, primarily from the use phase.

Advancements in Sustainable Technical Yarns to preserve glaciers from melting by deploying geotextiles made of cellulosic fibers—no microplastics released


Solmax Americas Modernizes Houston Facility to Expand Geomembrane Manufacturing


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