Southeast Asian Nations have been importing the Global North’s plastic waste since decades. But, now they’re beginning to fight back.
Legislation against plastic is necessary for a more sustainable economy. But corporate lobbying can be a powerful tool for standing in the way.
Often, environmentally-conscious consumers pay a premium for sustainable goods, hoping that the missions purported by businesses mean we, as individuals, are taking individual steps towards a better future. But, are those ads true or just greenwashing?
It’s clear that we are facing a plastic dependency issue that seems to pose more problems than any of the materials in our everyday lives, but what about the material makes it so harmful? Turns out, exactly what made it so popular in the first place.