When I was a boy, the word “plastics” was a line from a famous movie. Jokes aside, while plastics are a part of our daily lives, this is a recent phenomenon. Since 1950, the use of plastics has exploded and the pollution this has caused is well known. We try to recycle, but how effective are we? And, are there alternatives? Today, when we go Beyond The Norm, let’s talk plastics, consumerism and recycling!