This Is How Much Waste Ended Up In The Ocean Due To COVID-19

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In many ways, the was on the verge of slaying the plastics dragon before the coronavirus hit. Major legislation banning single-use plastic was close to being signed, both federally and locally.

But once the the virus became a pandemic, decades of hard work turning consumers away from single-use plastics went down the drain. For a tanking oil industry, the paranoia and lack of clear information around the virus was seen as a major lifeline — and plastic was the answer.

We take a look at the damage that is being done to the oceans – and whether that damage is reversible.

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