A team of researchers from Melbourne, Australia found that adding millions of discarded ffp2 masks to road paving mixes reduces both the masks' environmental impact and road construction costs.
A single kilometer of roads would need three million ffp2 masks. And they would benefit: The polypropylene plastic used to make disposable surgical masks can also increase the flexibility and durability of the road.
Roadside ffp2 goggles
Almost immediately, the idea of 7 billion people using many ffp2 masks a week caused alarm bells to sound.
Gianluca Riccio, born in 1975, is the creative director of an advertising agency, copywriter and journalist. He is affiliated with Italian Institute for the Future, World Future Society and H +, Network of Italian Transhumanists. Since 2006 he directs Futuroprossimo.it, the Italian resource of Futurology.
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Gianluca Riccio, copywriter and journalist - Born in 1975, he is the creative director of an advertising agency, he is affiliated with the Italian Institute for the Future, World Future Society and H +, Network of Italian Transhumanists.