First bike path made from recycled plastic – end of the road for asphalt and concrete? An annotated infographic

An experimental bicycle track made from recycled plastic has opened in the Netherlands as part of a project that could lead to more sustainable roads being rolled out across the country. The 30m test track in the town of Zwolle is made from 70 per cent recycled plastic and the rest from polypropylene, according to an article by The Economist. It will be used to test a product called PlasticRoad, which is being developed by Dutch firms KWS and Wavin, in partnership with French energy giant Total. A second pilot cycleway is being built in the nearby town of Giethoorn. … Continue reading First bike path made from recycled plastic – end of the road for asphalt and concrete? An annotated infographic

Now, that’s what I call high-speed internet: the 5G network coming soon – an annotated infographic

With the first 5G-ready smartphones expected to be released in 2019, mobile phone operators are gearing up to test the new super-fast network. Super-fast mobile streaming could start to appear in some regions as early as next year. Network providers around the world are preparing to test 5G networks throughout 2018, with the first 5G-ready smartphones expected to appear in 2019. If successful 5G will supply broadband-equivalent download speeds over mobile networks. That would put an end to lengthy waiting periods for videos to buffer and web pages to load, and make it easier for future technology to evolve like … Continue reading Now, that’s what I call high-speed internet: the 5G network coming soon – an annotated infographic