Exposing Australia’s recycling lie | 60 Minutes Australia

There is no doubt Australia is one of the most wasteful nations in the world, so the practice of recycling helps to lessen our guilt. As we drag our bins out for collection each week, we feel like we’re helping the environment. But the reality is that we’re all being conned. Right now, Australia is stuck in an unsightly and worsening recycling crisis.

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0 1. thefox commented 311 days ago

Australia should dispose of their own rubbish at home. Why not dump it behind Ayers Rock? No-one will see it there. :)
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+1 2. woodhatch commented 310 days ago

This has to be the biggest issue when it comes to pollution in the world, not just Australia. Companies that use plastics unnecessarily also need to be brought to book. In many cases there is no need. What did we use before plastic?
Forget CO2 emission (for now). Let's get to grips with the real problem that exists here and now. Let's stop using so much plastic, particularly single-use plastic. If only these climate change protesters could focus on what is immediately a problem and protest against the right authorities and companies, maybe people would support them more.