The Truth About Plastic Recycling … It’s Complicated


The plastic industry focused heavily on selling us that plastic recycling was the perfect solution to the plastic waste problem. Yet, plastic recycling has turned out to be … trash. Literally. In fact, most of the plastic we’ve produced so far has ended up in landfills, or worse, in the food we eat every day. Does that mean recycling is a scam? Or is there a way forward that won’t waste our time when recycling waste?

Credit Undecided with Matt Ferrell