Tools for Recycling and Managing Plastic Waste video

Our biochar crew has been exploring the world of recycling plastics; from detailed technical expertise to an understanding of global trade and the habits of individual consumers. We’ll explore downsides of our cheap plastics based economy, while acknowledging the benefits of plastics as appropriate materials in certain applications. While some plastics are food safe, corrosion resistant, tough, affordable and easily repurposed, others are inherently toxic and can never be properly recycled. We’ll discuss some common strategies and innovative ideas for reducing and reusing plastics in our daily lives.