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Commentary: What’s behind the sudden plastic backlash?

This feature in the Guardian explores the reasons for the rapid growth of the anti-plastic movement. It also describes historical lobbying campaigns that painted plastic packaging as being the responsibility of the consumer rather than manufacturers, and outlines some of the issues associated with recycling plastic (in comparison to recycling, say, glass or metals).

Read the full story here. See also the Foodsource resource How important is storage and packaging?

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19 Nov 2018
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