Recycling paper and aluminum is a crucial and important way to protect the climate. But plastic recycling is a fraud. That’s the message of this new video from the Alliance of Mission-Based Recyclers, including the Bay Area’s own Ecology Center.
This ten-minute video, Chasing Arrows, explains why the whole current system of labeling and recycling plastic is dishonest and misleading, and offers real solutions that drastically reduce — and honestly regulate — the production of plastic packaging.
Yes, it’s great to make individual efforts to reduce our use of plastic packaging. But only government action for system-wide change will solve this problem.
Find out why — and what we can do about it.