Plastic - A Dirty Business | tutor2u Economics

Sky News is certainly making an effective contribution to the debate over plastic packaging. There is no such thing as the throwaway society - because plastic waste doesn't go away. 

This is a forty minute documentary and therefore more suitable to a homework task or prelude to a wider discussion. There is a lot of uncertainty at household level about what can and cannot be recycled at the moment. What will be the impact of China's decision to ban imports of plastic waste? Which businesses will truly lead the way in cutting the amount of plastic that is generated in the first place?

Plastic - A Dirty Business

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