Recycling Plastic Won’t Magically Eliminate Microplastic Pollution

“Primary” microplastic pollution refers to plastic that enters the environment as small particles; recycling plastic has virtually zero impact on reducing this type of microplastic pollution.

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The recycling lie remains stronger than ever. And those who benefit the most from this lie (plastic producers, manufacturers, etc.) continue to perpetuate it.

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