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The Plastic Trap

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How do we escape our tangled
relationship with a throwaway culture?

Rotarians are pointing the way.

  • Welcome to Plasticville: Population 7.8 billion

    We’ve lived in a synthetic world for more than 70 years. Susan Freinkel, author of Plastic: A Toxic Love Story, wonders how much longer it can last.

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  • Round trip

    The circular economy provides a framework to solve the plastic problem. Rotary Scholar Matt Kopac explains to Diana Schoberg how business can take the lead.

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  • A way to wash the water clean

    Ludovic Grosjean wants to rid the oceans of plastic, writes Stephen Yafa, and it starts with our rivers.

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How do we escape our tangled relationship with a throwaway culture? Rotarians are pointing the way.