As things currently stand, plastic is generally considered one of the most unsustainable substances on the planet. Made from petroleum and other fossil fuels, these substances take hundreds of years to decompose. In many cases, they break down into microplastics that make their way into the food chain and prove impossible to filter from drinking water.
In light of that negative reputation, the plastic manufacturing industry needs to initiate changes to make the entire sector — as well as the product itself — more sustainable. What can we do to promote sustainability in plastic manufacturing?