Like a gambler refusing to admit his addiction, the world today is refusing to address its present plastic crisis. The truth is, we are obsessed with and dependent on plastic: we use it in our packaging, our clothes, our products.
Editor's Note: It is authored by AIESEC, the world’s largest youth-led organization which is dedicated to developing the next generation of young leaders through professional and volunteering experiences. THIS PIECE IS PART OF A SERIES EXPLORING THE SUSTAINABLE DEVELOPMENT GOALS. SEE