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This Eco-Friendly Road Is Built Rapidly Using Recycled Plastic

This Eco-Friendly Road Is Built Rapidly Using Recycled Plastic

This eco-friendly road can be built fast using recycled plastic.

It’s called PlasticRoad and it’s designed by VolkerWessels in The Netherlands. The road paving system has a modular design using prefabricated sheets made from compressed recycled plastic that are not only recyclable but also replaceable at any location.



This makes road building and its maintenance fast and long-lasting. The hollow shape of the sheets allows rainwater to be stored temporarily, preventing flooding during extreme precipitation falls.

The company has recently laid a prototype bike path in Giethoorn, Netherlands, 70% percent faster than asphalt. PlasticRoad is designed to last three times longer than standard road paving.

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