Plastic is more expensive than steel and least recycled material we produce
"Pound for pound, plastic is more expensive (and therefore more valuable) than steel - but it is one of the least recycled materials we produce. Given that virtually all plastic ever made is still present in the environment, it makes sense to reuse it."
Lorna Howarth, “The Plastic Bank,” Resurgence &Ecologist, September/October 2014, no. 286: p5