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Bicycle highway in the Netherlands built using recycled toilet paper

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Oct 04, 2017 01:03 AM
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by (Amanda Froelich) last modified Oct 03, 2017

  Did you know? Every year, residents in the Netherlands use an estimated 180,000 tons of toilet paper. Because this amounts to a lot of trees, the Dutch province of Friesland repurposed the product to make a bicycle highway last fall. The stretch of roadway is 1 kilometer and connects the Frisian capital of Leeuwarden to the town of Stiens. It is the first bicycle lane in the world to be paved with toilet paper — but few can tell the difference based on appearances. In...





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