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[–][deleted] 4 insightful - 2 fun4 insightful - 1 fun5 insightful - 2 fun -  (2 children)

So it turns out that "in the future, everything will be plastic" wasn't just a slogan when I was about 12 years old. How creepy is that.

[–]Timmy 2 insightful - 1 fun2 insightful - 0 fun3 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

I think I saw that in a movie that was based decades ago. Plastic is cheap and fairly permanent. Biodegradable plastic is expensive. No one wants to pay more for stuff because the cost of the packaging went up three-fold.

[–]Snow 1 insightful - 1 fun1 insightful - 0 fun2 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

How old are you? I didn't hear it before ,I just want to know the year of you heard this.

[–]wendolynne 3 insightful - 1 fun3 insightful - 0 fun4 insightful - 1 fun -  (0 children)

Future geologists will be able to date shales formed in the 21st century by the amount of plastics in a layer.