The Plastic Paradise

plastic-paradise

BPA standards for bisphenol A, which is an industrial chemical used since the 1960’s.  Polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins containBPA.  Where are polycarbonate plastics and epoxy resins used? Polycarbonate plastics are often in food and beverage storage containers, such as water bottles.  Epoxy resins often coat the inside of metal products including food cans and bottle tops.   Where do the millions of plastic containers end up? Landfills is part of the answer, the other is they become part of the Plastic Paradise.

The Plastic Paradise is also called The Great Pacific Garbage Patch where discarded plastic from three continents converge.  For an “eye opening” experience, watch The Plastic Paradise, an independent documentary film by journalist/filmmaker Angela Sun.

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