It’s been a year since Suncoast Asphalt paved Queensland’s greenest road with Green Roads PolyPave™, an innovative, high-performance asphalt product containing reclaimed plastics and pavement.
The one kilometre stretch of road in Princess Street, Cleveland was resurfaced with PolyPave incorporating 90,000 plastic containers and 933 tonnes of reclaimed asphalt – equivalent to nine months of kerbside recycling collected from the street.
Queensland municipalities have become the driving force behind local sustainable infrastructure. Since this pilot project in 2019, an additional 40,000 tonnes of PolyPave asphalt that has been used to resurface dozens of green roads throughout Queensland’s most sustainable cities, including Redland City Council and Moreton Bay Regional Council.
Take a look at the highlights of this Queensland first in the series of images and videos below.
In a Queensland first, tens of thousands of recycled plastic bottles have been used to resurface a street on Brisbane's Bayside. Not only fighting the war on waste but making roads last longer. www.7NEWS.com.au #7NEWS
Posted by 7NEWS Brisbane on Tuesday, October 22, 2019