Unformatted text preview: Issues: • Billions of plastic bottles are building up, eventually disrupting the environment. • Resources must be used to create new plastic bottles, while the material used before could be recycled. • Countries could be exploited in the foreign recycling process. Questions: • Bottles have been around for many years; why has it taken so long for companies to take action? • What measures can we, as consumers, take to minimize the damage being caused? • Could this be affecting the ozone layer? • What alternatives could be used in place of plastics that are more environmentally safe?...
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- Fall '07
- Environmentalism, Reuse, Recyclable materials, plastic bottles