UK tests cheaper, longer-lasting roads made with recycled plastic

Around 24.8 million miles of roads crisscross the surface of Earth. But the polluting industry draws on oil to lay the roads. Engineer Toby McCartney came up with a solution to those roads and the growing problem of plastic pollution: plastic roads. His company, MacRebur, lays roads that are as much as 60 percent stronger than asphalt roads and last around 10 times longer.

from Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green BuildingInhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building http://inhabitat.com/uk-tests-cheaper-longer-lasting-roads-made-with-recycled-plastic
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