Archive for September, 2020

What’s the Problem with Plastic?

Saturday, September 12th, 2020

"The industry sold the public on an idea it knew wouldn't work — all while making billions of dollars selling the world new plastic."

Posted by Connie Hubbs on Saturday, September 12, 2020

With regard to plastics, I doubt that the promise of recycling significantly increased the market for petroleum-based materials. But even without recycling, separation of refuse streams is a good idea as different materials lend themselves to different methods of disposal. And the price of any product should include a fee paid by the producer to the government to cover the cost of appropriate disposal.

P.S. See also this

Trump Isn’t Afraid of Stoking Fear – Noah Rothman, Commentary Magazine

Thursday, September 10th, 2020

The source of this article is what makes it most interesting.