A new factory dedicated to turning plastic waste into material for roads and car parks has opened, as part of efforts to tackle ocean pollution.
MacRebur opened its site in Lockerbie, Dumfries and Galloway, today, creating 12 jobs.
The process the firm uses sees rubbish granulated, mixed with an activator developed by the company, and then distributed to asphalt producers.
New factory opens to turn plastic waste into road surfacing (Breakingnews.ie)
Still images of water photographed by Ray Collins, transformed into mesmerising animated cinemagraphs by Rotterdam-based photographer Armand Dijcks.
Full screen for optimum effect.
Like Greg Klassen’s excellent river and lake furniture, the Abyss table by Duffy London also evokes marine topography, in this case, an unspecified section of am unspecified ocean in layered wood and perspex.
The images above are only digital representations of the as yet unmade tables.
The effect is lovely. The production run is limited to 25. The abyss into which your wallet will plummet, judicious buyer, is €5,800 deep.
The Tosua ocean trench – 30 meters below ground level on the Samoan Island of Upolu.
Bring your Li-Lo.
The latest installment of illustrator and animator Andy Martin’s Illustrated Aliens project.
If you have 42 seconds to spare today, you could spend some time under the waters of Planet Five. From a single cell, one creature evolves into the next and for a fleeting moment the darkest depths of the sea are transformed by a dazzling display of light and colour.
View the rest of the planets here.
Previously: Planet One