article of Sharon Lerner about how the plastic industry works and is battling for survival. For those who don’t understand why we as trashless.earth don’t accept sponsor money from polluting companies or foundations that are totally funded by the packaging industry this article explains it all!
The students at Westmeade Elementary School worked hard on their dragon. And it paid off. The plastic bag receptacle that the kids painted green and outfitted with triangular white teeth and a “feed me” sign won the students from the Nashville suburb first place in a recycling box decorating contest. The idea, as Westmeade’s proud principal told a local TV news show, was to help the environment. But the real story behind the dragon — as with much of the escalating war over plastic waste — is more complicated.