Plastic pollution

Those 'Green' Solutions to Plastic Pollution Are Misleading

In a new op-ed published in collaboration with the Urban Resilience Project, Erica Cirino (author of Thicker Than Water) calls out the false 'greenwashing' solutions to the plastic pollution crisis. 

Cirino writes:

Despite being marketed as solutions, these strategies are neither efficient, effective nor safe. In establishing lucrative end-markets for our “plastic waste,” plastics production is only further incentivized. False solutions are characterized by perpetuating the wasteful notion of single-use — which we know is fueling the crisis at hand, and is keeping the petrochemical and plastic industries wealthy at all of our expense.

Read the full piece published in The Hill HERE