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Plastics: Durable, Diverse, and Indestructible

Clip: Season 47 Episode 18 | 7m 52s | Video has closed captioning.

Through a series of lab experiments, "Beyond the Elements" host David Pogue learns that there are tens of thousands of grades of plastics, each tailored for a specific purpose. What do we do with them when their job is finished?

Aired: 02/10/21

Rating: NR

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