PBS NewsHour

Plastic lasts more than a lifetime, and that's the problem

Clip: 09/25/2018 | 6m 2s Video has closed captioning.

Around the world, waves of plastic are washing ashore and clogging landfills. Even though plastic pollution is now one of the largest environmental threats facing humans and animals, our appetite for the virtually indestructible material keeps growing. Amna Nawaz and producer Lorna Baldwin begin our series.

Aired: 09/25/18

Rating: NR

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