How are petrochemical companies doing in shifting from virgin plastic?

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The shale gas boom has made virgin plastic, a waste byproduct of oil and gas production, cheap and abundant. Global plastic production could increase by one-third in the next few years if the ongoing trend continues, threatening to undermine efforts around the world to deflate the explosive growth of this often short-lived material, says the Center for International Environmental Law (CIEL).

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