Plastic Roads May be Piloted in Southern Holland

The Dutch company VolkerWessels has developed a plastic road made from melted down, recycled plastic bottles that it plans to pilot in Rotterdam, a city in southern Holland. VolkerWessels says that the new road is easier to install, more reliable, and more environmentally friendly than traditional asphalt. If the new road material proves to be…

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Rain-X Windshield Treatment Pros and Cons

Rain-X and other similar products, such as Aquapel, are made of a hydrophobic (water-repelling) silicone polymer commonly applied to auto windshields. Essentially, it coats the glass in a substance that repels water. Many people report that Rain-X eliminate the need to use windshield wipers, that water beads up and runs off without distorting the driver’s view.…

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