Recycling that plastic water bottle isn't as guilt-free as some of us may think. Van Jones explains how plastic is an economic injustice that harms the poor at the points of production, use, and disposal. Pointing out that those of us who aren't poverty-stricken have economic choices, Van urges us to move away from our society's addiction to disposability and reclaim what has largely become a throw-away planet.
Should you be worried about your tap water? Yes, but not for the reason you expected.
Video: One kilometer of beach. Thousands of pounds of plastic. One couple turning it all into art.
Read Van Jones' ideas and strategies on bringing the environmental and social justice movements together.