Future Highways Could Be Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles

Rob Horan @robhoran

PLASTIC BOTTLES ARE recycled into jeans, toys, furniture and, yes, more plastic bottles. The Dutch city of Rotterdam wants to turn them into highways.

The city is seriously considering the technology, which is called PlasticRoad. Construction firm VolkerWessels calls it a greener alternative to asphalt that is stronger, easier to maintain, and more resistant to temperature extremes than conventional blacktop.

(Read More >> Future Highways Could Be Made From Recycled Plastic Bottles | WIRED)

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