Workers prepare food orders outside a restaurant only offering takeaway business in Beijing. Photo: AP Workers prepare food orders outside a restaurant only offering takeaway business in Beijing. Photo: AP
Workers prepare food orders outside a restaurant only offering takeaway business in Beijing. Photo: AP
Andrew Sun
Opinion

Opinion

Mouthing Off by Andrew Sun

Coronavirus and single-use plastic: how do we balance our need to stay safe with environmental consciousness?

  • With our use of plastic takeaway boxes and single-use cutlery exploding, it seems we no longer worry about landfills filling up as we hide from the coronavirus
  • But we still need to do what we can, such as cook more, reuse plastic containers and avoid unnecessary wastage – such as by using bags for bananas

Workers prepare food orders outside a restaurant only offering takeaway business in Beijing. Photo: AP Workers prepare food orders outside a restaurant only offering takeaway business in Beijing. Photo: AP
Workers prepare food orders outside a restaurant only offering takeaway business in Beijing. Photo: AP
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