How much of the Plastic is actually Recycled? [Infographic]

On February 2017, The Guardian published an article about how much of the plastics are recycled in the world. Everytime we go to the supermarket we see shelves full of food in plastic packagings or in boxes made of mixed materials and we simply take them without thinking where do they go after we throw them into the “Recycling” bin. We take for granted they will be recycled because they have the triangle with the arrows little symbol, right? Unfortunately… is not the case. Look why…

 

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via How much of the Plastic is actually Recycled? [Infographic] — ecogreenlove

 

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