Saturday, October 31

Have you been sold a lie about recycling? – The Canadian News


On today’s Big Story podcast, you are a good citizen, so you probably throw your plastic in the recycling bin. Especially if it has those little recycling arrows. Why wouldn’t you? Have public service campaigns been telling you to do this forever? But what if those campaigns were a lie, designed to make you feel better about the plastic you use? What is plastic recycling that was never going to be effective, except by selling more plastic?

GUEST: Laura Sullivan, NPR News Investigative Correspondent

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