GLOBAL WASTE: The pandemic is bringing back single-use plastics.

08. May 2020 | Waste, Plastics | via Vice.com

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One winner in the coronavirus pandemic: single-use plastic. Credit: (Arek Socha / Pixabay)

According to an article on Vice.com, there is one winner in the coronavirus pandemic: single-use plastic.

Just a few weeks ago, states were implementing sweeping plastic bag bans and limiting the availability of plastic straws. But as the virus has spread through the U.S., states are rolling back their plastic bag bans, stores are banning the use of reusable shopping bags, and restaurants are turning to single-use utensils to reopen in the face of the coronavirus pandemic.

 

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