Last Earth Day, I published a column in the Washington Post on common recycling myths. I received so many comments and emails in response, often asking additional questions, that I wanted to follow up with a new list here at National Geographic.

The recycling industry is changing rapidly, as are advancements in materials science and product design. The field has an increasingly global footprint and is affected by complex forces, from oil prices to national policies and consumer preferences.

Read the Full Article Here: https://relay.nationalgeographic.com/proxy/distribution/public/amp/environment/2018/10/5-recycling-myths-busted-plastic