I have to assume that the irony of receiving a Princeton Innovation supplement to the November PAW wrapped in a plastic bag was not lost on my fellow Tigers. If PAW editors were comforted by the exhortation to recycle the bag after carefully removing the address label (Inbox, November issue), they probably shouldn’t be. According to a recent issue of Consumer Reports, only 8.7 percent of plastic is recycled in the U.S. Plastic film is particularly difficult to recycle.
In a future issue, I would love to learn about innovators in the Princeton community who are working to tackle the world’s enormous plastic problem.