Positive Future #258 (Feature photo – Popular Uses of Plastic – CCA SA 3.0 Unported)
The consequences of human ingestion of micro-plastic particles from carpets to food packaging are now at least on the debate table. Who knows what the long-term effects are? The food chain and the natural environment have been encroached upon in ways that we may not fully understand for some time.
Recently, the European Union is fighting to ban single-use plastics and create a more effective plan for recycling plastic. Will the world ever find itself plastic-free? Given time, perhaps nothing is impossible.
Phil Lempert gives us a more in-depth perspective in the following video.