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The Coronavirus Is Causing a Boom in Household Waste

Experts say increases in single-use plastic waste in particular threaten ‘recent gains’ in addressing a ‘major environmental problem’

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Millions of people sheltering in place during the early months of the Covid-19 pandemic exacerbated the household waste problem in the United States…

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Drew Costley

Drew Costley

Drew Costley is a Staff Writer at FutureHuman covering the environment, health, science and tech. Previously @ SFGate, East Bay Express, USA Today, etc.

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