Do you think compostable bags for other applications–like shopping bags–are a good solution to plastic pollution?

There is a report called the Circular Plastic Economy. The report details steps to reduce the amount of plastic taking up space in the landfill or polluting oceans. They have some really good ideas with one of them being the expanded use of compostable plastics. For this reflection, read chapter 6 of the report (pgs 68-73), and tell us a bit about how compostable plastics fit in the plan. Specifically, comment on the feasibility of wide-scale adoption of this plan. Are there other factors (such as infrastructure) that need to be considered? Do you think compostable bags for other applications–like shopping bags–are a good solution to plastic pollution? Why or why not? We want to know that you’ve read the article so make sure you use specific details/examples from the reading.

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