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Plastic and Climate Change

Posted by on Oct 22, 2010 in Ecology | 59 comments

Plastic and Climate Change

  One of the materials which characterizes modern time is Plastic. Plastic is to be found everywhere. Life without plastic would be impossible today. Right now, as you read this post you are using plastic, the computer is mostly made of plastic. As a matter of fact, glass and steel are also synthetic matters. But since they are known to us for thousands of years, we tend to take them as granted. With plastic it is something else. Plastic was invented at 1855 by Alexander Parkes, it was the...

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