How recycled masks could help improve North Carolina roads

  • By cvbizz
  • July 1, 2021
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Recycling old masks is good for the environment, but turns out, it could also help improve our roads right here in North Carolina.

Let’s connect the dots.

Students and staff at East Carolina University are working with state leaders on this new project. The thought?

Some of the fibers in masks can be mixed with asphalt to pave roads. But here’s the best part. They think adding recycled masks could actually prevent roads from rutting or deteriorating.

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