Are biodegradeble bags truly biodegradable ?

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“Biodegradable plastic bags are still capable of carrying full loads of shopping after being exposed in the natural environment for three years,” researchers from the University of Plymouth said in a new study. The study examined the degradation of five plastic bag materials widely available from high street retailers in the UK. While all the […]

Who’s Really to Blame for the Plastics Recycling Crisis? (Hint: It’s Not China)

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Plastics recycling has always been mediocre at best and cannot keep pace with the explosion of plastics on the market—and it never will. As recyclers struggle with the “recycling crisis” caused by China’s National Sword policy and search for new marketing approaches, the situation is being made all the worse by those capitalizing on the downturn and […]