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Troubled Waters: Lake Erie's Plastic Problem

| August 1, 2013
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Community Contributor | Erin Huber, Executive Director of Drink Local. Drink Tap., Inc.

“I want to say one word to you — just one word.
Are you listening?
‘Plastics.’ “

Mr. McGuire had it right in the 1967 movie The Graduate: plastics have made a splash. Since 1980,plastic production has gone up 500 percent to meet demand, but this boom has come at a steep environmental price.

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