Is a solar powered Rickshaw in our future? Maybe, but for now I’m excited to see what comes of this pilot program in what may become America’s greenest city.
“Do you wait until the design is perfect?” Mark said, “Iteration is the key to innovation, and perfection is the enemy of progress. Sustainability is a journey. Don’t wait for perfection. There is no “perfect” product.”
Thus for 70-85% of PVC waste, recycling is not even an option for the mid- to long-term. A major problem in the recycling of PVC is its high chlorine content of raw PVC – 56% of the polymer’s weight – and the high levels of hazardous additives added to the polymer to achieve the desired material quality.