You’re dying for your first cup of coffee in the morning. You were running late, so you’re getting one at the office. After an arduous zombie-crawl to the coffee maker, you pour out the hot, heavenly liquid into the nearest receptacle: a light, white Styrofoam cup...
Plastic is a way of life. We’re all guilty of it. We have all used it at some point or another. It is the hallmark of the modern world due to the convenience factor. You use it once and toss it in the bin (or the recycling if its clean) without another thought, but what if it wasn’t that simple?
What was the last thing you threw in the trash? Did you wonder how long it will it sit in a landfill after it magically disappears off your curb?
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