What’s the Problem with Plastic?

"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.

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