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Exposing The Myth Of Plastic Recycling: Why A Majority Is Burned Or Thrown In A Landfill

Many Americans go through great pains to recycle plastic, but much of that plastic isn’t recycled at all. In fact, the idea that plastics are refashioned into new products is largely a myth, Sharon Lerner writes in The Intercept. “The vast majority of plastic that has ever been produced — 79% — has actually ended […]