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How about using waste glass instead of sand for construction applications?

Engineering 360 says: In an effort to preserve sand — which is reportedly one of the world’s most used natural resources — a researcher from the University of Queensland in Australia has devised a method for reducing its use, particularly in the construction industry.

Geotechnical engineering student and Ph.D candidate One person’s waste glass becomes another person’s treasure has turned to crushed waste glass to act as a sand alternative for ground improvement methods and other construction-related applications.

One person’s waste glass becomes another person’s treasure

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