Global Technology – July 2019

Waste plastic is a huge problem worldwide. According to the Environmental Protection Agency, landfills in the U.S. received 26 million tons of plastic in 2015, the most recent year for which statistics are available. China has recently stopped accepting plastic recycling from the U.S. and Canada. Meanwhile, conservative estimates by scientists say that at least 4. 8 million tons of plastic enters the ocean each year worldwide.

So, what if all that plastic could be recycled profitably?

Recently, a research group led by Washington.....

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