17000 Plastic Bags Used to Build a More Durable Road in Scotland

Proving that there’s no such thing as “single use” poly bags, here’s yet another practical recycling initiative, from a land known for it’s inventiveness: Scotland. MH

By Mayukh Saha

In true Scottish fashion of bringing something new to the world, Linkwood Steadings Housing development present in Elgin, Scotland has built a road using about 17000 bags of plastic.

But how does one do that? Well, flexibility is an advantage, but that’s just a property useful for making the road.

Well, you first convert 20 tons of plastic, which is almost equal to 17000 bags of plastic into tiny solid pieces or pellets, and use them as the road surface. Interestingly, this road built not only resembles a normal road but is also more durable, thanks to the plastic flexibility...READ MORE

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