Because gypsum can be used for both agricultural and building purposes, recycling is the the obvious choice when dealing with discarded plasterboard.

While the recycling of construction materials is most often associated with the key structural components of a building, such as concrete, timber or steel, other internal elements also present excellent opportunities for re-usage. Plasterboard, also known as drywall is an outstanding example. The material consists of gypsum plasters sandwiched between…