1. More plastic going to the tip under Wellington council recycling clampdown  Stuff.co.nz
  2. The Lie Behind Plastic Pollution Is That We’re Responsible  Gizmodo
  3. Single-Use Plastic Is Back in the Pandemic Era  The Wall Street Journal
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A meat tray can be recyled sometimes but not always and sevens go straight in the rubbish. Confused?A meat tray can be recyled sometimes but not always and sevens go straight in the rubbish. Confused?

In the midst of a mounting plastic crisis, the biggest plastic polluters keep pushing better consumer recycling behaviors as the solution. The plastic waste problem is not going to be solved by doubling down on our efforts to educate the public to recycle better. It can be solved by policies that prevent hard-to-recycle items from ever being created and requiring producers to take responsibility for the waste their products become. In the midst of a mounting plastic crisis, the biggest plastic polluters keep pushing better consumer recycling behaviors as the solution. The plastic waste problem is not going to be solved by doubling down on our efforts to educate the public to recycle better. It can be solved by policies that prevent hard-to-recycle items from ever being created and requiring producers to take responsibility for the waste their products become.

The Lie Behind Plastic Pollution Is That We’re Responsible

The coronavirus has given a new foothold to single-use plastics previously criticized for the waste they generate. Efforts to fight the virus are boosting sales for plastics makers who are citing the pandemic to lobby against bans, maintaining their products preserve hygiene.The coronavirus has given a new foothold to single-use plastics previously criticized for the waste they generate. Efforts to fight the virus are boosting sales for plastics makers who are citing the pandemic to lobby against bans, maintaining their products preserve hygiene.

Single-Use Plastic Is Back in the Pandemic Era - WSJ