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Terracycle lawsuit reveals the limits of recycling

In November, the recycling company TerraCycle and some of its partner corporations, including Coca-Cola, Proctor and Gamble, and Nestle, settled a lawsuit that claimed the TerraCycle labels were misleading and didn’t lead to all products being recycled. Terracycle made some changes.

But almost everyone agrees that recycling is a short-term solution to a larger problem: We create too much waste.

WHYY’s Alan Yu reports.

This article was originally published on WBUR.org.

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