Los Angeles is Testing ‘Plastic Asphalt’ that Makes it Possible to Recycle Roads

buildings gaea60a35f 1920 Los Angeles is Testing ‘Plastic Asphalt’ that Makes it Possible to Recycle Roads
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Takeaways:

  • In Los Angeles, the city want to do away with paving roads with asphalt and move towards covering road with material made from recycled bottles.
  • The city will be able to grind up the existing road and fully recycle it by using the plastic to make the pavement stronger.
  • The company, TechniSoil Industrial uses a machine that grinds up the top of the street, sends the material into the machine that will crush it and mix it with liquid plastic.

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