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Blakesley Egan

Blakesley Egan

Blakesley Egan is an AmeriCorps VISTA member and a resident of Denver. Egan is also a graduate student at Colorado State University.

COMMENTARY

Plastics aren’t just a source of pollution. They’re also part of the climate crisis.

By: - March 26, 2021

When you think of Colorado, you probably imagine the majestic Rocky Mountains, tranquil open spaces, and robust wildlife; what you probably don’t imagine however, is our state’s out-of-control single-use plastic pollution problem. In 2018 China stopped buying plastic recyclable materials from the United States. This led to a realistic understanding of the importance of local […]