12 Jan '18, 10pm

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Deep in our hearts, we know that the global addiction to plastic is wholly unsustainable. It’s why so many of us make a real effort to significantly curtail our use of plastic bottles and bags, clamshell packaging, straws, disposable utensils, and the like. In addition, it’s why so many of us support larger and more concerted policies to remove plastic from the waste stream. And finally, it’s why we recycle, a laudable activity that we nevertheless recognize as being utterly insufficient to make up for our plastics addiction. According to one recent study , of the 6.3 billion metric tons of plastic waste that the world has generated since the middle of the last century, we’ve managed to recycle only about 9 percent of it. The rest of it gets trashed and ultimately ends up in our landfills or our oceans. Every year, we throw enough plastic away to circle the earth four time...

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