Over the past year, China has almost stopped accepting America’s recyclables. More than 200 recycling centers in California closed last month. Meanwhile, plastic production has gone way up. Democratic State Senator Ben Allen has a bill that would phase out nearly all single-use non-recyclable products by the year 2030. Will his bill get enacted?
The promise of recycling may be failing
From this Episode:
With less recycling and more plastic, state lawmakers push for action
It’s been decades since recycling became a part of our daily lives and promised that we could live comfortably with the downside of our throwaway culture.
8 min, 36 sec
How to reduce your plastic waste in LA
Maybe you have a reusable water bottle, and bring your own bags to the farmers market or grocery store. But even environmentally conscious people often buy plastic shampoo...
9 min, 24 sec