The Shocking Challenge That Actually Acquired John Oliver’s Goat This Week

John Oliver busted open a few of the largest myths about recycling this weekend, together with the truth that lots of the on a regular basis plastics individuals use aren’t recyclable in most locations.

The “Final Week Tonight” host stated whereas plastics manufacturing is growing, lower than 9 p.c of U.S. plastics are recycled. However that hasn’t stopped individuals from attempting to recycle the remaining.

Non-recyclable gadgets flip up in recycling bins so usually that waste managers have a reputation for it: wish-cycling, or issues individuals merely want might be recycled however can’t. 

“The time period wish-cycling is simply too good to be wasted on rubbish,” Oliver stated. “Want-cycling appears like a spin class taught by a unicorn, or the sewage therapy system at Hogwarts: ‘This, youngsters, is the place we wish-cycle all of your collected urine into this scrumptious butterbeer.’” 

Oliver took a take a look at what occurs to recyclables in addition to what occurs to the opposite 91 p.c of plastics. There’s additionally a “horrific goat-man hybrid”:

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