Avoiding single-use plastics in a pandemic
In mid 2019, we conducted a study on single use plastic avoidance.
Our data – published here – revealed that up up 70% of us were avoiding plastics most of the time. Then Covid-19 hit.
In The Conversation, our resident plastics experts and Department of Environment, Water, Land and Planning PhD candidate, Kim Borg, talks about the gains we’d made and how to maintain momentum, despite seeing plastics as essential to good hygeine.
A lot of things are still in our control, she argues.