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Roads made from recycled plastic are paving the way to a greener tomorrow

Roads made from recycled plastic are paving the way to a greener tomorrow Roads laid with asphalt are so 20th century.They're unsustainable, brittle and they contribute over 1.

YouTuber’s ‘survival hack’ turns old plastic bottles into string and rope

YouTuber’s ‘survival hack’ turns old plastic bottles into string and rope Looking for something MacGyver-esque to do with all those plastic bottles you’ve got piled up?” In this particular video he teaches us how to make near endless supplies of strong plastic string using the most basic of tools.

Creepy doll lurking in this deep-sea trash heap just wants to say hi to you. That's all. She promises.

Creepy doll lurking in this deep-sea trash heap just wants to say hi to you. That's all. She promises. The deep sea is littered with all the junk we carelessly toss away, from plastic bags to old washing machines to incredibly creepy figurines.A Japanese research agency has started cataloguing all the plastic, metal, rubber, and cloth it comes across during deep-sea missions.

Ooho aims to replace plastic and change the future of on-the-go hydration

Ooho aims to replace plastic and change the future of on-the-go hydration A London-based startup called Skipping Rocks Lab may have just changed the face of on-the-go hydration with its first product, the Ooho — a membrane-enclosed water sphere.The Ooho serves to hydrate the body in motion while eliminating the need for plastic water bottles, effectively providing for an environmentally friendly, transportable alternative.

A 'conveyor belt' of plastic is polluting the Arctic Ocean

A 'conveyor belt' of plastic is polluting the Arctic Ocean And much of that debris apparently winds up in the Arctic Ocean, a new study found.4 billion pounds of plastic waste into the ocean each year, according to a separate 2015 study.

TrussFab software lets people build boats and bridges using plastic bottles

TrussFab software lets people build boats and bridges using plastic bottles Whether you’re good at remembering to recycle or not, chances are that you’ve noticed the massive amount of plastic bottles you accumulate on a regular basis.“In particular, we wanted to work out how to create large objects using these machines that normally print much smaller objects.

Adidas expands line of running shoes made with plastic debris found in oceans

Adidas expands line of running shoes made with plastic debris found in oceans In an effort to reduce plastic debris in the ocean, Adidas and other companies have found ways to recycle it into quality athletic gear.Now, Adidas has has teamed up again with Parley on new editions of its Ultraboost running shoes.

United Kingdom testing durable roads made of recycled plastic

United Kingdom testing durable roads made of recycled plastic entrepreneur and engineer Toby McCartney has been working to change that, courtesy of technology that allows for the creation of high quality road asphalt out of recycled plastic waste.With the innovative tech, he now wants to use discarded plastic from landfills to transform millions of kilometers of roads around the world.