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