Eliminating the Plastic Garbage Threat

At various points in our history we’ve faced anthropogenic threats to the environment and we’ve responded with cost-effective solutions.  Today’s best example is the overwhelming mishandling of plastic waste.  What’s behind this growing problem?  What are the implications if it continues unchecked?  What technological solutions are emerging?  And what opportunities and threats does this crisis create?  We’ll explain.

It is estimated that 1.15 to 2.41 million tons of plastic are.....

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