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Maryland Bill Would Ban Chemical Conversion Of Plastic Into Fuel

February 25, 2021

Plastic pollution is an ever-growing problem for the entire planet. “If we don’t do anything by 2050, we will have the weight of three million blue whales worth of plastic in our ocean,” Maryland State Delegate Sara Love said. Much of it isn’t getting recycled. According to the EPA, only about 9% of plastic waste was recycled in 2018, and the demand to reuse that recycled material isn’t high. “Recycling only works if there are people who want to buy it to turn it into something new,” Kate Breimann, Director of Environment Maryland, said.

Article Source: WJZ

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