Today’s Solutions: June 18, 2024

Carbon Crusher vehicle that crushes old roads for recycling

This startup uses a plant-derived material to make roads carbon negative

Similar to building new roads, repairing existing ones is not an environmentally friendly endeavor. One of the main problems is bitumen, a fossil fuel-derived binder that holds asphalt together. A startup in Norway is recycling old roads using a plant-based binder instead, a process that could Read More...

Scientists replace bitumen wit

Scientists replace bitumen with thread to make more sustainable roads

From building rubble to plastic waste to discarded face masks, scientists are constantly investigating new alternative materials to help reduce the environmental impact of road construction. One of the most recently explored possibilities comes from researchers in Switzerland who are investigating Read More...