New waste-plastic enhanced bitumen is also cheaper, stronger, longer lasting and more flexible than standard bitumen to resurface roads and fill potholes

New waste-plastic enhanced bitumen is also cheaper, stronger, longer lasting and more flexible than standard bitumen to resurface roads and fill potholes

We have a waste plastic problem but EiD was not expecting to see it used for resurfacing roads.  Tom Bawden writes on The i newsletter about latest developments.   Why plastic roads could be the future Carrier bags, bottles and nappies will be used to resurface roads and fill potholes across Cumbria – leading a … Continue reading

Seeking sustainable urban living

Seeking sustainable urban living

Geert Groot Koerkamp provides a good article on the Deutsche Welle website about the rapid construction underway in Moscow to accommodate the burgeoning population, putting a strain on the environment and rural communities. As we are urbanising globally, it is important to step back and look at the impacts.   High-rise mania overshadows Moscow’s suburban … Continue reading

Energy storage is turning into big business

Energy storage is turning into big business

We are reading more and more about how energy storage is making great strides forward. Fereidoon Sioshansi writes on the CleanTechnica website about how energy storage is becoming the next game changer.   Energy Storage: Next Game Changer Everybody agrees that storage is turning into big business, and soon, but exactly how big and how … Continue reading