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I’m a plastics industry CEO. We have a responsibility for plastic waste

Tony Radoszewski writes in The Washington Examiner that the plastic industry has a responsibility to clean up plastic waste.

The C3 Take
  • While plastic is not inherently bad, the pollution that comes from it is.
  • Calls for bans on all plastic use are counterproductive and rarely produce sustainable solutions.
  • Through increased private sector investment and leadership, the United States can make its plastic use more efficient and environmentally-friendly.

“It’s time for the U.S. to step up to the challenge and become a worldwide recycling leader. To enhance our current recycling infrastructure, a privately funded, industry-led extended producer responsibility plan is a pragmatic solution.”

Read the full article here.

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