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Is there a apple-pie band-aid to artificial waste? Written by Merideth Bucher, Producer| Jan 7, 2019 4:23 AM
(2009/AP Photo/ Scripps Institution of Oceanography, Mario Aguilera, File)
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The images are shocking. An ocean arena of amphibian debris and plastics, antibacterial an contrarily awkward seascape. Images that force us to face the absoluteness that our planet is ample in trash.
Plastics are a decidedly ample basic of the debris glut. Central Pennsylvania agronomical operations are big producers of artificial waste. Many breadth producers, and additionally homeowners, relied on recycling as a solution, until the bazaar burst with Chinese recyclables appeal and contagion at the curbside bin.
Until a band-aid is found, the artificial decay continues to accumulation up. What can be done to break this problem?
Penn State advisers accept they accept begin a accessible band-aid that, on the surface, appears to abode several ecology problems.
Appearing on Smart Talk to altercate a accessible band-aid to the plastics botheration are Dr. Bill Lamont, Prof. Emeritus of Vegetable Crops, Penn State, Jim Garthe, retired Penn State agronomical engineer, and Ron Davis (aka Ron the Bagman) breadth recycling advocate.
Jim Garthe, Ron Davis and Bill Lamont
Agricultural decay (Photo acclaim Ron “the bagman” Davis
Tires and agronomical decay (Photo acclaim Ron “the bagman” Davis)
Plastofuel burner (photo Bill Lamont)
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