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Lamphun, Thailand

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Green Road is an initiative, founded 10 years ago, by Asst. Professor Wechsawan Lakas (nickname Pow) from the Industrial Technology Department of Science and Technology Faculty at Chiang Mai Rajabhat University located in the northern province of Thailand. Driven by the passion for solving the devastating & massive plastics waste problem in Thailand in a scalable way, Pow, a civil engineer by training, together with his team of engineers and students have been conducting research and development in utilizing plastics and glass waste in creating higher performance and greener construction materials and products. One of his flagship products and most impactful so far is the "Green Road" produced with a magic recipe for making Asphalt Concrete by mixing aggregates, bitumen, and green ceramics (a mixture of shredded plastics + glass wastes). One square meter of asphalt concrete mixed with this green ceramics consumes 1kg of plastic waste.


From Plastics Waste To Green Roads

Although I place transparent packaging containers in a recycled bin, I threw away cat food & coffee packaging sachets assuming they are...

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