To end the pollution of plastics, which very few are recycled and most end up in landfills or in our oceans, we cannot focus exclusively on the recycling process or simply on reducing its production. It is necessary to integrate a Circular Economy approach, which analyzes each stage in the life cycle of plastics, from its extraction processes until after it reaches the consumer.

Source: https://plastics.ellenmacarthurfoundation.org/breaking-the-plastic-wave-perspective – section2