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#FutureTech – Solar powered vehicle made from recycled plastic set for Antarctic expedition
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#FutureTech – Solar powered vehicle made from recycled plastic set for Antarctic expedition

A team from Clean2Antarctica have built a vehicle made from recycled plastic and powered by the sun. The aim of the expedition to Antarctica is to explore and learn from the continent's sustainable nature.

The expedition, starting in November, will begin at Antarcticas's base camp and from there the explorers will make a journey of 2,400 kilometres across an icy desert to the South Pole and back.

The explorers want to learn from this zero waste zone and make sure it stays that way. They also hope to raise awareness for the Antarctic treaty, which if not extended in 2048 will put the continent at risk for commercial exploitation.

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Author: DelAgua

Publish Date: 17.10.2018

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