During the pandemic, strides made over the last year in dealing with single-use plastic have suffered a setback
Source: indianexpress.com, Date: , 2020
In these times of COVID-19, one of the
most common clich?s bandied about by op-ed writers and TV anchors is: ?Every
crisis brings with it an opportunity?. The question is: Opportunity for whom or
for what? In this case, the opportunity has been for an inanimate object and
hitherto a longstanding enemy ? single-use plastic (SUP) ? to thrive and
proliferate on an unprecedented scale on the back of the global pandemic.