Plastics are made from fossil fuels and responsible for a significant portion of climate change. Please read this opinion piece from The NY Times: Many of us realize climate change is a threat to our well being. But what we have not yet grasped is that the devastation wreaked by climate change is often just as much about headline-grabbing catastrophes as it is about the subtler accumulation of innumerable slow and unequal burns that are already underway…