New California facility recycles 2 billion plastic bottles a year


For years, society operated with a cradle-to-grave mentality where products were created, used, and then thrown away.

Neville Browne believes it's time to bury the cradle-to-grave way of thinking for plastic bottles, and replace it with a cradle-to-cradle approach.

"Anyone making a plastic bottle today should have a cradle-to-cradle mentality," Browne, president of CarbonLite, told PlasticsToday. "We cannot keep taking virgin resources and just dispose of it. There are better ways."...
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