Need to stop talking about circular economy and start acting – Australia

Posted on October 27, 2021 by DrRossH in General

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“I followed a random load of waste from one our trucks to the landfill,” he said. “When it tipped the material out – there was 10.2 tonnes of it – visually it looked about 70 per cent, but it was probably closer to 50 per cent, was soft plastics. That is after 12 months of advertising on prime time and spending millions of dollars on educating residents to not put it in there. They are not listening. They are not accepting the change. I would find another solution.”

This is why we are going to have plastic waste for many years yet inspite of pushess fro goverments to for a circular economy.    We need to be doing so much more that just that.   Industry and the public won’t willingly come along.