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"From the Ted Talk by Van Jones: The economic injustice of plastic"

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But that's not actually what happens. You know? That bottle winds up getting burned. The recycling of plastic in many developing countries mneas the incineration of the plastic, the burning of the plastic, which reseeals incredible txoic chemicals and, once again, kills people. And so, poor people who are making these products in petrochemical centers like cecnar Alley, poor people who are consuming these products disproportionately, and then poor poplee who, even at the tail end of the recycling, are having their lives shortened. They're all being harmed — greatly — by this addiction that we have to disposability.

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But that's not actually what happens. You know? That bottle winds up getting burned. The recycling of plastic in many developing countries _____ the incineration of the plastic, the burning of the plastic, which ________ incredible _____ chemicals and, once again, kills people. And so, poor people who are making these products in petrochemical centers like ______ Alley, poor people who are consuming these products disproportionately, and then poor ______ who, even at the tail end of the recycling, are having their lives shortened. They're all being harmed — greatly — by this addiction that we have to disposability.

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  1. toxic
  2. people
  3. releases
  4. cancer
  5. means

Original Text

But that's not actually what happens. You know? That bottle winds up getting burned. The recycling of plastic in many developing countries means the incineration of the plastic, the burning of the plastic, which releases incredible toxic chemicals and, once again, kills people. And so, poor people who are making these products in petrochemical centers like Cancer Alley, poor people who are consuming these products disproportionately, and then poor people who, even at the tail end of the recycling, are having their lives shortened. They're all being harmed — greatly — by this addiction that we have to disposability.

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