Environment

Environment

Plastic pollution in Ghana in 2018. (Photo via Wikimedia Commons.)
Aug 18 2020

Turning Off the Tap on Plastic

Plastic is everywhere, from clothing, cars, and computers to single-use products like bags and bottles. We produce 11 million tonnes of plastic a year, and throw away about 40 percent of it. Plastic doesn’t decompose like natural materials: it just breaks into smaller...