Closing the loop: This man turns discarded coffee cups into roads

From The Guardian, 20 August 2020:

In a secret location in an industrial area in western Sydney, a test strip of asphalt is being laid.

But this is no ordinary road.

The 50-metre strip stretching out into the hot afternoon sun is held together by an unusual material. The gooey cellulose that binds a road surface together is usually imported from overseas, but here it has been sourced locally: from the paper, plastic, lids and liners of coffee cups that were once destined for landfill. Read more.

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