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Date:
30 June 2016
Country:
India
Title:
Plastic roads: India’s radical plan to bury its garbage beneath the streets
Publication:
The Guardian
Reporter:
Subramanian, Sribala.
Description:

In India, roads made from shredded plastic are proving a popular solution to tackling waste and extreme weather.

 

Jambulingam Street, Chennai, is a local legend. The tar road in the bustling Nungambakkam area has weathered a major flood, several monsoons, recurring heat waves and a steady stream of cars, trucks and auto rickshaws without showing the usual signs of wear and tear.

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