Plastics, packaging and sustainability

Plastics’ durability and affordability makes it popular with businesses and consumers. It also makes it harmful for the planet. Is plastic necessary?


Who is responsible for reducing its usage? This one-hour Headline resource will help your students to:

  • Think about the pros and cons of using plastic
  • Use different perspectives on how people feel about plastic usage
  • Decide who is responsible for reducing plastic usage

These teaching resources are supported by Unilever. The Economist Educational Foundation maintained full editorial control.

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