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How do you solve a problem like plastic pollution?

Plastic planet infographic

From our homes to our workplaces, schools, supermarkets, shopping centers and places in between, plastic is everywhere. But what happens to all that plastic when it reaches the end of its useful life? Some is recycled, while the rest ends up in landfills, incinerators and the environment. A new report by the United Nations Environment Programme — Valuing Plastics: The Business Case for Measuring, Managing and Disclosing Plastic Use in the Consumer Goods Industry — encourages us all to take a more holistic and sustainable look at this most ubiquitous of materials.

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  • bill lanning Dec. 28th, 2014
    I taught environmental science for 34 years and find this info very interesting. I also belong to Corporate Accountability, Food and Water Watch, the Story of Stuff and several others. Keep up the good work.
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  • Taslim Owonikoko Jul. 7th, 2015
    Other way out
    see http://goo.gl/pnCEaQ
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