Trader Joe’s UWS

West 92nd Street, New York

I posted a sign kind of like this outside this same window a couple of months back. Seems like someone in Trader Joe’s copywriting department must live around the corner from the Trader Joe on 93rd Street…

Very Little Plastic is Recycled

West 92nd Street, New York

A disgusting story of corporate deception. TLDR: Plastic is rarely recycled because it degrades, so recycling doesn’t work well and is too expensive relative tot he cost of fresh, new plastic! The oil and chemical companies always knew it and knowingly lied to us so they could keep selling new plastic.