'Greener' asphalt tried out in City of Thunder Bay

FPInnovations is spearheading the trial of lignin-based asphalt on a paving project at the Mapleward Rd. landfill on Sept. 20, 2021 (City of Thunder Bay)

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THUNDER BAY — The City of Thunder Bay is trying out a natural by-product of the pulp-making process it describes as a greener, more environmentally-friendly alternative to the asphalt it currently uses to pave its streets.

At the Mapleward Road landfill site on Monday, a crew paved an existing gravel road with asphalt that contains lignin.

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Source: tbnewswatch

 

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