SA's first 'plastic road' opens in Jeffreys Bay

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it prevents the plastic from leaching as it degrades.

” The project was born in 2017 with a motion from the DA to test the feasibility of the plastic road-building technique which is already used in the Netherlands, Canada, Australia and Scotland. The motion was rejected by the majority of the legislature, leading to DA Shadow MEC for Co-operative Governance and Traditional Affairs, Vicky Knoetze, taking the proposal to the DA-led Kouga municipality.

The opening comes in the wake of EU leaders meeting in Brussels to discuss issues including climate change.

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