In this episode of BBC Radio 4’s Costing the Earth podcast, host Tom Heap interviews the “heretics” of plastic. An organic farmer, a lifecycle analyst, a plastic manufacturer, a waste management expert, and others who work with plastic on a daily basis argue that banning the material causes environmental problems elsewhere. Those concerned about the environment will appreciate the nuances of the debate and the practical solutions.
About the Podcast
Costing the Earth is a podcast series produced by BBC Radio 4 that explores the technologies and methods that create a more sustainable world.
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4 months agoAwesome story on plastic. The real opener whether the plastic in itself is bad or the huge amount of waste going into the sea is bad. One need to carefully examine what kind of plastic is being used.