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The Life Cycle of Your Reusable Trash


green arrows forming a triangle to suggest recycling and reusing materialsCheck out this Earth Day video featuring LeVar Burton (Geordi La Forge from Star Trek: The Next Generation and Cofounder and Curator-in-Chief of the award-winning Reading Rainbow app and host of the original PBS series). From paper to plastics to metals, the video shows the journey of recycled materials from curbside to paper soup and plastic chips and finally to renewed materials for future products.

Stay tuned for future collaborations between LeVar Burton, Reading Rainbow and Scientific American!


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