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Fighting to Keep Plastic On The Market Even When It Pollutes Our Oceans | BLOG Certified
Single-use plastic is clogging oceans and landfills. The industry that makes it has waged a decades-long campaign to keep it on the market. New York's Suffolk County had a trash problem. Facing brimming landfills and public pressure, legislators took a first-in-the-nation step: They banned plastic bags. But what the county saw as part of the solution, the plastics industry took as a threat.