Getting a grip on plastic use

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Photo: courtesy of Criss Martinez

Criss Martinez picks up discarded plastics as she plogs along the beach at the Base de plein air de Sainte-Foy.

In the 1967 film The Graduate, a family friend shares some advice with Dustin Hoffman’s character, Ben Braddock, as he finishes university and sets out on his career. “I want to say one word to you. Just one word: Plastics.”