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Why recycling plastic isn't as effective as you think, according to industry critics

Plastic is everywhere – from the products on store shelves to your kitchen cabinets to the middle of the ocean. Recycling has been touted as a way to curb the plastic problem, but it turns out that the current system isn't as effective as you'd think.
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