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Plastics reduce environmental costs by 4x compared to alternatives – study

Plastics reduce environmental costs by 4x compared to alternatives – study

Replacing plastics with alternatives would have¬†environmental costs from $139 billion to $533 billion annually – Trucost A new study by Trucost finds the environmental cost of using plastics in consumer goods and packaging is nearly four times less than it would be if plastics were replaced with alternative materials, according to the American Chemistry Council. […]