What You Never Knew About the Plastics Industry

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Did you know that the plastics industry is the third-largest manufacturing industry in the United States today? It provides jobs to around one million workers and is responsible for a $375 billion contribution to the economy every year. Globally, we produce and use around 600 billion pounds of plastic on an annual basis and the market isn’t showing signs of dropping off, continuing to grow at around 5% every year. For example, in 2013, 107.5 billion pounds of plastics and resins were manufactured, compared to 2012’s 105.9 billion pounds. Recycling has helped us figure out innovative ways to reuse the plastic we consume — the National Association for PET Container Resources reported

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