Saturday, March 30, 2019

Can we ever put the plastic genie back in the bottle?

We use plastic because it provides some benefits over other materials. Ironically while they ar usually made from fossil fuels, their light weight may save on transportation fuels. And they are flexible, almost untreatable. Would you really want a glass bike helmet?

But if we want to continue to use them, we must find a way to collect all of it and reprocess it. Here are three interesting efforts.

https://www.greenbiz.com/article/3-circular-plastics-trends-watch

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