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Only 14% of plastics are recycled – can tech innovation tackle the rest?

Only 14% of plastics are recycled – can tech innovation tackle the rest?

The Guardian - Mary Catherine O'Connor

A new group of companies is innovating on the problem of plastics recycling by tackling everything from styrofoam to Ziploc bags The world recycles just 14% of the plastic packaging it uses. Even worse: 8m tons of plastic, much of it packaging, ends up in the oceans each year, where sea life and …

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