Jefferson Exchange | September 24, 2013
2:04 pm
Mon September 23, 2013

A Push To Recycle (More) Plastic

A few minutes on the lips, and then… where?

Credit European Parliament

Where does that plastic bottle go when you're done with it?  Often to a landfill, even in a recycling-heavy state like Oregon.

The people who know recycling and the various materials say we can do a lot better.  The state Department of Environmental Quality will study the uses (and abuses) of plastics, with an eye to bumping the recycling numbers ever higher.  

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