How have you been these past weeks? With all of the challenges we’ve faced and are STILL facing, it almost feels like an entire year has passed!
Sanitation and public transit safety has probably been top of mind for you throughout quarantine. While these are valid concerns, it’s become apparent that we’ve set aside the planet again in favor of convenience.
I recently read an article on the increase of plastic litter throughout the course of the Covid-19 pandemic. Sanitation concerns have resulted in a drastic spike in disposables, from masks to miscellaneous packaging. This means even more plastic waste will end up in the ocean before this year ends.
Yes, it’s important to stay safe. Yes, these things are helping us keep clean and preventing the possible spread of disease right now.
But once the pandemic is over, what do we do with all the waste our planet has accumulated?