The Recycling System of Our Plastic Waste Is a Big Lie

Why the effort of recycling plastic waste is hardly worth it and why almost everything ends up being incinerated anyway

Photo by Perytskyy on Adobe Stock.

Plastic is a great product. It weighs next to nothing, can be molded into any shape or color, and is relatively cheap to produce. However, a well-known disadvantage spoils all the comfortable advantages mentioned: the resulting waste.

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Nicole Hilbig

Nicole Hilbig

I love learning and writing about the changes in our digital era. My topics are future, work, productivity, writing, education & personal stories.