What really happens to the plastic you throw away [TED Talk Video]


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We’ve all been told that we should recycle plastic bottles and containers. But what actually happens to the plastic if we just throw it away? Emma Bryce traces the life cycles of three different plastic bottles, shedding light on the dangers these disposables present to our world.

Lesson by Emma Bryce, animation by Sharon Colman.


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