Feeding The World With Plastic

As counterintuitive as it seems, humanity needs plastic…and a sensible way of dealing with plastic waste

A parched paddock in Australia. Source: Wikipedia
Pivot irrigation is common in the U.S. Source: Wikipedia
Strawberries growing on an arid field in Israel. Source: Wikipedia
Plastic mulch being applied to a farm in the US. You can see the roll of drip tape directly above the operator’s seat. The drip tape is laid down first and the mulch film over it. Source: Wikipedia
A few rolls of waste ag plastic in Germany. I have seen mountains of the same in agricultural areas in the Southwest US. Source: Wikipedia
  • Create biodegradable mulch that would not create such a burden on the environment, and / or
  • Figure out a process that would close the plastics loop and create a circular economic system.

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