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Will we ever be able to recycle all our plastic?

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Some forms of waste are just too costly to recycle. (Nick Fewings/Unsplash/) We’re losing the war against waste. Although many Americans reflexively use recycling bins, less than one-third of plastics are reworkable . Even that figure is misleading, since particles like food residue can get materials rerouted to the trash. In 2017, just 8.4 percent of all plastics found new life, according to the...

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