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A new generation of sustainably minded designers is pioneering ways of using recycled plastic as a raw material,
2018/02/06 01:58
World's plastic waste will exceed 12 billion tons by 2050
2018/02/06 01:58
, the volume increased from 1.5 million tons of plastic in 1950, up to 300 millions tons of plastic in 2016.
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Huge quantities of it are either in landfill or in the oceans, in clusters the size of countries, such as the Great Pacific Garbage Patch.
2018/02/06 01:59
large volume of the plastic produced is single-use, used for products such as carrier bags, drinking straws and food packaging
2018/02/06 02:00
many types of plastic are easy to recycle and, if processed correctly, can offer just as many possibilities as virgin plastic.
2018/02/06 02:00
UK studio Studio Swine used the material to create furniture and decorative objects, while Australian designer Brodie Neill worked with it create what he calls "ocean terrazzo".
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