By: Jessie Cohen
ORANGE COUNTY, California — Billions of tons of plastic exist on our planet, but only a small fraction of them are actually able to be recycled. It’s a problem that will only continue to grow as more plastic is produced. One conservationist has found a solution to using the plastics no one else wants.
Have you ever thought about what happens to your trash when it leaves your home? Sebastian Sajoux certainly has.
“The only thing I think is how many of these are still going to a landfill and that’s the best case, because many end up in the environment, in dams, in watercourses,” Sajoux said.
This conservationist has spent much of his career trying to reduce our carbon footprint.
“The more you get involved with what’s going on out there with the environment, pollution, contamination, the more you feel you need to do something about it,” Sajoux said.
From Argentina to the United States, he brought his ideas to start a company that’s the first of its kind.
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