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Plastics Or People? At Least 1 Of Them Has To Change To Clean Up Our Mess

As consumers rebel against plastic waste, there's a growing question: Do we invent something people can toss without harming the environment or do we change people by giving them a chance to reuse?

Never Dance Alone Crooked Colours & Ladyhawke
Blue Juice Jimmy McGriff
The Ride Steve Pad & Mister Carver
M79 Vampire Weekend
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You The Dining Rooms
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I'm Amazed My Morning Jacket
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Lately Poliça
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No Sleep Til MTL Potatohead People

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Plastics Or People? At Least 1 Of Them Has To Change To Clean Up Our Mess

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Atoms for Peace Thom Yorke
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Sister of Pearl Baio
Bad Boy Dragon Inn 3

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Venezuelan Officers Who Fled To Colombia Are 'Adrift' As Maduro Holds Onto Power

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Lifeline Roy Ayers

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'Wanna Be Mine?': K.Flay Extends An Open Invitation Of Sisterhood With 'Solutions'

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