Cockle Shells for paths

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Mon Aug 28 21:27:42 EDT 2000

In our little town on the Baja, they use scallop shells on the roads. Tough,
no dust, readiuly available. Victoria
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From: Graham Burnett <gburnett at>
To: permaculture <permaculture at>
Cc: Avro <avroatc at>
Sent: Friday, August 25, 2000 7:56 PM
Subject: Cockle Shells for paths

> Myk esp...
> Have you got any documentary evidence (eg, through your involvment with
BOG) re the use of cockle
> shells as a material for paths? In particular, how hardwaring are they? Do
they smell? For how
> long? What is your estimation re using them as a material for wheelchair
accesible paths?
> Thanks,
> Graham Burnett
> 35 Rayleigh Avenue
> Westcliff On Sea
> Essex, UK
> SS0 7DS
> South East Essex LETS
> South East Essex Organic Gardeners
> South East Essex Permaculture
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