July 2020

Since the beginning of the pandemic, fossil fuel and plastic industry groups have been vocally advocating the use of single-use plastics, packaging and bags citing that reusable bags and food containers can potentially spread the Corona Virus. Encouraging customers to preferably choose, allegedly safer single-use plastics like disposable cutlery, bags etc. is nothing but a hoax in making. As the COVID-19 virus spreads across the country, single-use plastics will only become more vital. We live longer, healthier, and better because of single-use plastics. – Mr. Tony Radoszewski, President and CEO, Plastic Industry Association Single-use plastic is seen as a first line of defense

We are caught in an inescapable network of mutuality, tied in a single garment of destiny. Whatever affects one directly, affects all indirectly. – Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. These mere words of Dr. King weren’t just an accumulation of thoughts for his fellow Clergymen from Birmingham Jail; they rather tell a story untold, that encompasses the entirety of our interdependence on each other as fragments of this planet. Planet’s well-being and our health are so intertwined in one another that they are inseparable to certain extent. Be it a link, through a pandemic such as COVID-19, as a result of the human