2022-02-15 17:28:53

New Poll Finds Widespread Public Support to Fix Plastic Pollution Crisis



New Poll Finds Widespread Public Support to Fix Plastic Pollution Crisis from Rising Up With Sonali on Vimeo.

The COVID-19 pandemic was by all accounts disastrous for humanity with nearly a million people in the United States alone have lost their lives. But it has also been an environmental disaster with an explosion of plastic-based protective products being consumed and discarded, and many localities rolling back pre-pandemic regulations that reduced or banned single-use plastic. The good news is that a new poll finds broad public support for addressing the ongoing plastic pollution crisis that threatens our oceans, our biodiversity, and us.

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