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Two people are heading for the South Pole in a vehicle made of plastic waste, powered by the sun.

With the first sun-driven expedition to the South Pole and a sailing think tank, we show how you can have a big impact with a small beginning.

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Driving on Antarctica needs creative thinking. How do we float on top of the snow or provide drinking water? How can we communicate with the Mission Control Center?

Couple to drive a Solar-Powered vehicle to the South Pole

Ten solar panels provide constant power for the engine, and vacuum pipes can melt the ice. Its light weight is spread across special wheels to make driving more efficient. The Solar Voyager started as a plastic puzzle and is now a high-tech vehicle built for Antarctica.

Iceland showed us one thing: We’re ready for Antarctica. We believe when you choose for something like zero waste you can make a huge contribution towards sustainability, and it’s also beautiful gift for your own life. The Solar Voyager proves that it’s possible.

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“Join us, because creating a cleaner world is an adventure for everyone.”

via inhabitat

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