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Talking the talk on rubber walks

City considers replacing concrete sidewalks with recycled material that won't crumble

Crumbling concrete sidewalks, such as this one on Plympton Street in the South End, have prompted the civic-minded to look into using slates made from recycled rubber.
By Matt Viser
Globe Staff / September 13, 2006

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They sound like something Willy Wonka invented, not the latest craze in civic improvement. But rubber sidewalks are the wave of the future, according to an initiative going before the Boston City Council proposing the city begin installing walks made from recycled tires instead of concrete. (Full article: 762 words)

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