Zululand Observer - Weekender

Constructi­on of South Africa’s first plastic road has begun


Njabulo Ndlovu

So the road formation is still constructe­d using machines that use diesel, how is that eco-friendly? Since when is plastic eco-friendly?

Bheksisa Khumalo

Are the tyres we use designed to cope with this innovation? Let’s hope feasibilit­y study was thoroughly done.

Gail Kriel

One of our local councils has already resurfaced roads with recycled plastic here in Australia! So amazing

Pim Kielen

I don’t think making plastic roads is very eco-friendly.

Kim van der Merwe

We should be geniuses

Denise Henry Vos

So how long is it going to take to happen here?

Chanay Lorraine White


Ndodende Mthobisi Thabani Msane

If people burn tyres, what happens in cases of demonstrat­ions and strikes?

Lizl van Rooyen

Might stop them from burning things

Sanele Ntuli


Lizl van Rooyen

Sho dis vir my mooi!!

Loshini Naidoo

This is not eco-friendly. It just transfers the plastic problem to another area. Similar to other plastic re-use ‘initiative­s’.

Rodney Raper

Bicycle in town only. Go for it!

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