08 Jun '11, 4pm

Wow, that's quite a stat: "It is estimated that we have 6 times more plastic than plankton in our Oceans."

To clarify, we aren't knocking recycling. And we aren't knocking Ecostar, because we love that they're at least paying homage to greener materials and recycling. Recycling is a vital step to keeping items out of landfills and in the consumer stream. However, recycling should be a last line of defense in slowing down our consumption of natural resources. Plastic bottles -- indeed anything disposable -- is simply a bad idea from the start.

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/06/why-recycling-pla...

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