Our environment pays the price for plastic, and so do consumers

Who Really Pays the Price for Plastic?

Consumers, and our environment. That’s who…

It’s the plastics industry’s worst-kept secret: a huge percentage of their products are designed to be used once then thrown away — and yet it’s us, the consumers, who are left to pay for the cleanup.

It doesn’t have to be this way. Instead, we can make plastics producers financially responsible for the plastic waste their products become. Producer responsibility legislation will completely alter the current plastic product life cycle.

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