plastics got into my compost bin, they lingered... everything around them would be broken down... while the plastic remained nearly unchanged. The thing is... nature just doesn't know what to do with plastic. It's foreign in a system that works so flawlessly... Our world is filling up with plastic-- landfills packed full, plastic covered beaches, plastic oceans...-- it's obvious that as part of nature... we don't really know what to do with plastic either.
Well, there is one thing we can do with plastic: Refuse
(Do what you can when you can... just start because something that has been made to last forever shouldn't be used once or twice and thrown away.)
20 minutes on October 21, 2012 at Access 39Litter by weight: 11.8 oz
Cigarette butts: 199
Total amount of cigarette butts removed from Wrightsville Beach, NC in 164 days: