COVID-19 Underscores The Need to Invest in Local Waste Mmgmt & Recycling To Combat Ocean Plastic

Updated: Jul 16, 2020

April 3, 2020, Rob Kaplan on Forbes

The effects of COVID-19 are quickly being felt in nearly every corner of the globe and in nearly every aspect of our lives so it’s not a surprise that this should extend to the impact marketplace. More specifically, the disease and looming economic crisis are stressing our local waste operations and also depressing trade value of recycling in ways that may increase the amount of ocean plastic and undermine progress made on the issue to-date. We do not have to just sit by and watch the ocean plastic crisis worsen.

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