07 Apr '11, 3pm
In case you missed it: Why we're running out of plastic for recycling
If the manufacturing industry does reach such an alarming critical state of running out of resin in terms of PET. Wouldn’t it just switch to another form of plastics in order to compensate? Those in the foreign fisheries industry are notorious that if they deplete a certain type of fish stock. They just switch to the next best thing to bring to consumes. Whats stopping manufacturers from doing likewise in terms of resin? However there is untapped Gold of lost resin in our landfills if not foreign landfills. Greece for example does not recycle whatsoever. They’re landfills are so unstable they’re shifting under their own weight potentially causing a calamity. If a workforce that is trained to plunder landfills is developed. All sorts of recyclable post consumer materials can be reclaimed. Rio de Janiero in Brazil has poverty stricken citizens already doing this as a form of...