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What is “Advanced Recycling?” The Ugly Truth is a Smoke-and-Mirrors Act

Deceptively named false solutions like “advanced recycling,” “chemical recycling,” and “molecular recycling” are nothing more than a magic act. Fossil fuel giants use smoke-and-mirrors to pretend that they’ve somehow made single-use plastics “sustainable.” But in reality, “advanced recycling” is just a different way to burn plastic.

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The Plastic Problem Isn’t Our Fault, but We Can Be Part of the Solution

Confronting our country’s plastic problem feels impossible. Especially as our recycling systems fail us. And as corporations find new ways to make their products more disposable and polluting. But that’s why I care so much about this issue – and why I spend every day pushing for changes to our waste systems. Because while our waste crisis may feel impossible to solve, I know it’s not.

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