The Good and Plastic Free Life
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Amsterdam, July 1, 2022 — Without plastic, we might even have to change the way we talk about ourselves. “Consumer is inherently a single-use term,” Walker says. In a world where packaging is recycled and reused, not thrown away, we can become citizens instead.
We might also find that for all the good plastic has done, not all the lifestyle changes it’s made possible have been positive. If it’s plastic packaging that allows us to grab lunch to eat on the go, and plastic-heavy devices that make sure we’re always reachable, our schedules should be a little less hectic without it. “If all that were taken away, life would slow down,” Jambeck says. “Would that be so bad?”
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