Los Angeles Times Editorial calls “time to phase out all single-use plastic”

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“It’s time to phase out all single-use plastic” according to a February 20, 2018 Los Angeles Times Editorial. The editorial notes that “… Grocery bags and takeout containers aren’t enough … It’s going to take more than a smattering of bans on single items to cure society of its disposable-plastic habit. The sheer volume of plastic trash now littering Earth has become impossible to ignore. It’s time for environmentalists, policymakers and elected officials to start planning a broader response: phasing out all single-use plastic, not just the most pernicious …”

Summarized by Jack Cooper of the Animal Digestible Food Packaging Initiative