DailyDirt: There's A Great Future In Plastics

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Plastics are incredibly useful materials. Unfortunately, being extremely durable also means plastics are annoyingly persistent in the environment as pollution. Less than 10% of plastic gets recycled, so the rest either ends up in landfills -- or floats into waterways to the ocean. We'll probably figure out some way to make use of landfill materials someday, but it'll be much harder to clean up the oceans if we continue at the rate we're going. After you've finished checking out those links, take a look at our Daily Deals for cool gadgets and other awesome stuff.
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Filed Under: biodegradable plastic, cleanup, garbage, landfill, materials, mealworm, ocean gyre, plastics, pollution, recycling, styrofoam, waxworm

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    Anonymous Coward, 25 Jan 2016 @ 7:15pm

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