Recently, Cagayan de Oro (Bugo) School of Arts and Trades has conducted a technical research entitled “ Use of Scrap Polyvinyl Chloride (PVC) as Substitute for the Aggregate in the Production of Paver”. The objective of the paper aims to recycle mechanically PVC wastes which increase in volume in the campus daily. Specifically, it attempted to attain the following objectives: reduce, reuse and recycle PVC waste materials by shredding; mix PVC aggregates with cement and sand to produce a Paver ; and use the Pavers as exterior flooring for some areas in the campus.
Through the Community Extension Services, COBSAT donated five hundred (500) pavers to Child Development Center, Villa Trinitas Subd., Bugo, Cagayan de Oro City. The extension services also included the construction of the footpath by providing not only pavers but also cement, sand and labor.
This venture will make the footpath of the school campus more convenient to school children and their parents/guardians.
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