An educational voyage through the life of one of the most brilliant and equally problematic materials of modernity, Plastic.
Ubiquitous with the second half of the 20th century and into the 21st, plastic enabled mass production and unparalleled access to a materials necessary for the advancement of humanity and the post industrial revolution. Chances are even if we live under a rock, there's plastic there too actually. Its alarming polluting qualities in our oceans, air and even food are inescapable.
How are plastics are produced and recycled? Are there ways in which we can manage this material sustainably?