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Sept. 16, 2019: Is It Possible To Reduce Our Reliance On Plastic? Mobile Home Issues

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47min 34sec
Alex Scoville/CPR News
Kevin Larkin and Erica Prather sit amongst all the plastic they’ve used so far in 2019. It’s contained in one suitcase, a large box and a large trash bag — their “Pile of Petroleum Past.”

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Plastic. It's literally raining from the sky -- this is Plastics Week on Colorado Matters.  We begin with a Colorado Wonders question: How to reduce the amount of plastic in our lives? Then, a look at a new book, "Peak Plastic: The Rise Or Fall Of Our Synthetic World."  And, a Colorado Sun study looks at mobile home issues across the state.