Jefferson Exchange | September 24, 2013
Mon September 23, 2013
A Push To Recycle (More) Plastic
A few minutes on the lips, and then… where?
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.