PlasticRoad - An Innovative, Sustainable Solution in Road Technology
Envision a road created out of recycled plastic, that can be built in only a matter of days and that can last three times longer than a traditional road. A road that allows excess water to drain quickly and has a built-in solution for pipes and cables. KWS, a VolkerWessels company, Wavin and Total have been working on the development of the first PlasticRoad.
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The world's first PlasticRoad is now open!
On September 11, 2018, the PlasticRoad – a collaboration between industry leaders KWS, Wavin and Total – was officially launched in Zwolle, home to Wavin’s corporate headquarters.Read the blog here
PlasticRoad goes viral on social media!
When news came out that KWS (a VolkerWessels company), Wavin and Total were joining forces to develop a PlasticRoad prototype, the social media channels exploded with positive feedback. The response has been overwhelming
10 tips on how to reduce urban heat stress
The densely-populated urban landscape of asphalt, brick, metal and dark rooftops soaks up an enormous amount of energy from sunlight – reflecting even more light. This energy absorption leads cities experiencing higher-than-normal heat temperatures. Wavin is a serious influencer in the movement towards urban climate resilience and so we’ve put together some tips on how to reduce heat stress in cities and towns across the continent.Read the article here