It’s time to break up capitalism’s love affair with plastic

Plastics and degrowth: One of the more difficult questions. This article is a very good overview of the roots of the problem.
Bob

All this doesn’t stop manufacturers cynically trying to exploit people’s concerns over plastic waste. Many realized early on that claiming their product was recyclable would help sales, even if the facilities to recycle it did not exist. In most cases, big business finds it cheaper to produce new plastic than to recycle.

https://climateandcapitalism.com/2018/11/09/break-up-capitalisms-love-affair-with-plastic/

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