Some 40% percent of recycling centers in California have closed in the last five years, while there's more plastic production, and much of it is for one-time use. So reporter Caleigh Wells tried to cut single-use plastic from her life for one week. She ended up cutting 95% of her plastic.
Can you live for a week without plastic?
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