13 Jun '18, 6pm

American Express cards to be upcycled from marine plastic debris

American Express cards to be upcycled from marine plastic debris

It is not a big deal, but it is a great start and a way of thinking. Alex Steffen once noted that "There is no such thing as garbage, just useful stuff in the wrong place." This TreeHugger has complained that recycling was "never anything but a justification for making more disposable stuff and making us feel better about buying disposables and throwing stuff out. It never was a green virtue, it was mostly a scam." TreeHugger contributor Tom Szaky tells the Financial Times that "recycling is not the solution to waste, it is just a temporary band-aid, the solution is to move to a world where garbage doesn’t exist." In fact, the whole system of what used to be passed off as recycling, where the consumer carefully separates all their glass and plastic and paper has been turned on its head by China's refusal to accept contaminated waste. As noted in the Wall Street Journal, Pr...

Full article: https://www.treehugger.com/plastic/american-express-cards...

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