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Source: Clean2Antarctica

Why A Dutch Couple Is Driving This Solar-Powered Vehicle To The South Pole


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On Nov.26, Edwin and Liesbeth ter Velde will embark on an adventure that combines zero-waste living, solar energy, and freezing cold temperatures. The Dutch couple plans to drive their self-built, solar-powered vehicle from a base camp in Antarctica to the South Pole to encourage people to ditch single-use plastics.

If you’re wondering where the plastic fits into all of this, it’s in the vehicle, which Edwin and Liesbeth constructed from upcycled plastic pieces.