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Plastic: A Challenge And An Opportunity 25

Our ability as a society to use plastic waste as a resource will make a huge difference for the sustainability of future generations. It's up to us.

Updated On 06/04/2018 | Originally Published On 09/17/2015

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Despite its surging popularity and increasing usage, Americans only recycle about 9% of total plastic produced in a year.
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WHERE ARE WE HEADED?

From tech to take-out, we find plastics in many products that make contemporary life possible. But once used, most plastics get lost to the trash or the environment. This is a huge loss of a resource that when recycled would provide jobs and reduce pollution. Let's take a closer look.

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