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Sept. 20, 2019: How Local Plastics Pollute Oceans; Literary Fest Spotlights Social Issues

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45min 41sec
Jim Hill/CPR News
<p>Plastic straws might soon become an endangered species as environmentalists turn their focus to the reduction of plastic waste in oceans and landfills.</p>

Plastic Week! concludes with insight from the Boulder-based Inland Ocean Coalition on how landlocked states like Colorado contribute to pollution in the oceans. Plus, transformative theater for inmates, by inmates. Then a new season at the Fox in Aurora tackles social issues, as does the Jaipur Literary Festival in Boulder.