For decades, the plastic industry has perpetuated the myth that plastics are recyclable. This couldn’t be further from the truth.
One of the scariest parts of our waste crisis is the toxics that come with producing, using, and disposing of our trash. Yet, our existing laws aren’t enough to stop the cycle of pollution and profit. We need to build stronger, more innovative laws while there’s still time.
Plastic isn’t recyclable. But corporations don’t want you to know that. Their actions mask the true harm plastics have on our health and environment.
Systemic racism, discriminatory barriers, and racial violence cause immense hardship and suffering for people across the country and the world. That includes the disproportionate impacts BIPOC (Black, Indigenous, and People of Color) communities and low-income communities face from pollution, climate change, and the waste crisis.