Going Zero-Plastic for a Week: Lessons in Conscious Consumption
Posted by Joaquin Pacheco on Jan 10, 2019 10:00:00 AMMORE
In early December of 2018, the Royal Statistical Society announced their international statistic of the year: 90.5%. This number stood for the portion of plastic waste that has never been recycled, totaling roughly 6,300 million metric tons. While a part of that staggering number comes from industrial and commercial development, the vast majority is from small, everyday single-use plastic that can easily be avoided. From shopping bags to water bottles, plastic has become ingrained in our daily lives.