Plastic waste and carbon emissions are two of the most significant problems we are facing today. Addressing both would be a win for the environment and climate change. Its first pilot project is the installation of a meter-long bicycle in Zwolle, Netherlands. The project is a collaboration the three companies, an engineering firm, a plastic piping company, and an energy company.
Creating Plastic Roads in India
An Engineer Has Found a Way to Create Plastic Roads
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It is a sight many of us abhor. However, when it comes to tackling it, we would probably take a backseat. The sight of plastic waste littered around is a common sight in most urban residential areas. But brothers Rasool and Ahmed Khan may well help change all that.
Viability of Using Recycled Plastics in Asphalt and Sprayed Sealing Applications by Austroads raises a series of issues about the use of recycled plastic in roads including a lack of study, inconclusive testing, environmental and governance issues. And although laboratory tests it cites did not raise specific red flags, the report points out these tests were not carried out to Australian standards. For example, heating Poly-vinyl chloride PVC at high temperatures can result in dangerous chloride emissions and Polyethylene terephthalate PET has a high potential for its own reuse.