14 Jun '11, 2pm

Op-Ed: Using Hard-to-Recycle Plastics For Fuel

The following is an op-ed piece by Wes Muir, director of communications for Waste Management. It does not describe the views or opinions of Earth911. Find your local recycling solution for plastic The close of the 20th century gave birth to a wave of energy focused on what’s become the well-known and widely-discussed 3 R’s: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. From family-friendly activities like creating recycling craft ideas , to commercialized developments, such as single-stream recycling and composting, green practices have gained traction around the globe. For example, for those who don’t use reusable water bottles , they can still refill a used plastic bottle or dispose of it in a recycling bin, so that same plastic bottle may take new form as a park bench or a T-shirt in its next life. But, what if you could convert that bottle back into the raw materials from which it was ma...

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