In light of the current plastic waste crisis, recycling and reusing this omnipresent, but threatening, material is one of the biggest tactics we can use to lower the amount of waste floating around the environment. A number of initiatives determined to use plastic in the most effective and innovative ways are developing in many places all over the world. This time, an ingenious way to give waste another life is being executed in Tamil Nadu, India, where throughout the last five years, more than 1,600 tons of plastic have been used to lay over 620 miles of roads! The strategy is a part of the government’s efforts to effectively reuse plastic waste.
Municipal Administration Minister S. P. Velumani said in the state assembly that the government had placed “great importance” on effective use of plastic waste due to the major threat that it poses to the environment. “In order to ensure a …
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