Use of Waste Cellophane in the Control of Sediment: Final Report

Report No: 79-R21

Published in 1978

About the report:

Based on laboratory flume tests, it was concluded that waste cellophane could be used effectively for trapping and filtering waterborne sediment. It was also priced competitively and, like straw and burlap, it was found to be biodegradable in a soil environment and to give off no known toxic or other deleterious effects.

Disclaimer Statement:The contents of this report reflect the views of the author(s), who is responsible for the facts and the accuracy of the data presented herein. The contents do not necessarily reflect the official views or policies of the Virginia Department of Transportation, the Commonwealth Transportation Board, or the Federal Highway Administration. This report does not constitute a standard, specification, or regulation. Any inclusion of manufacturer names, trade names, or trademarks is for identification purposes only and is not to be considered an endorsement.


Other Authors

David C. Wyant, W. Cullen Sherwood

Last updated: January 26, 2024

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