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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