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Recycling Itself Cannot Fix the Plastics Issue

June 14, 2022

Via: Waste360

The Royal Statistical Society (RSS) in England announced in December 2018 that the winning International Statistic of the year was 90.5%. This number represents the proportion of plastic waste that had never been recycled based on a paper titled, “Production, use, and fate of all plastics ever made.” RSS executive director Hetan Shah stated that the statistics captured the zeitgeist of 2018. If anything, the statistic on plastic appears to have captured an ever-increasing concern about plastic waste.

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