Experts have estimated that no more than 10% of plastic produced has ever been recycled!
Last month, Activist Post highlighted a Rolling Stone article about significant increasing biological and environmental problems with plastic. Frontline’s new film, “Plastic Wars” provides more alarming and heartbreaking details including how the public has been misled from the start by industry folks as well as some big-name environmental groups.
Despite efforts spreading across America to reduce the use of plastic and the crisis of ocean pollution growing, the plastics industry is rapidly scaling up new production and promoting a familiar solution: recycling. But it’s estimated that no more than 10% of plastic produced has ever been recycled. The documentary “Plastic Wars,” from FRONTLINE and NPR, reveals how plastic makers for decades have publicly promoted recycling, despite privately expressing doubts that widespread plastic recycling would ever be economically viable.
Similar devastating reports have been published regarding e-Waste from Bluetooth, digital, electronic, and wireless devices and infrastructure (see 1, 2, 3). E-waste has also been creating huge biological, environmental, and humanitarian problems as well. In fact, Apple, Google, Dell, Microsoft and Tesla are being sued for the cobalt mining injuries and deaths of adults and children (see also 1, 2). Like plastic – we aren’t going to be able to recycle our way out of E-Waste. Like plastic – more sources of e-Waste continue to be manufactured and promoted as being what’s best for us and sometimes even the environment (see 1, 2, 3, 4). It’s gross.
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