While individuals are responsible for the global plastic crisis, the role of business in addressing the problem has received less public scrutiny. In a blog post on the Scientific American website, biologist Matt Wilkins explains how plastic manufacturers and beverage companies have successfully deflected responsibility for the waste problem by blaming consumers. getAbstract recommends his opinion piece to plastic consumers everywhere.
In this summary, you will learn
- Why littering isn’t the true cause of plastic pollution and
- How corporations have gotten away with deflecting responsibility for the plastic waste crisis.
About the Author
Matt Wilkins, PhD, is a postdoctoral researcher at Vanderbilt University’s Center for Science Outreach.
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