Sept. 20, 2019: Myth Of Plastic Recycling; Emmy Awards Preview

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Very little plastic is actually reused, and the plastics industry is putting "a green veneer" on efforts to recycle it. So what's a consumer to do? The Intercept's Sharon Lerner and Beyond Plastic's Judith Enck join host Tonya Mosley to discuss the issue of plastic pollution. Also, the Emmy's this year are set to pay homage to HBO's "Game of Thrones," which may overshadow other contenders. NPR TV critic Eric Deggans joins us. That and more, in hour one of Here & Now's September 20, 2019 full broadcast. You can read and hear more at, follow us on Twitter and join the conversation on Facebook.

This segment aired on September 20, 2019.


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