Some wise man once wrote: “To every action, there is an equal and opposite reaction.” (Clearly, he never knew what happens when a wife catches her husband bonking her sister.)
Anyway, here’s the latest episode in the annals of “Whoa! We never saw that coming!”
Three million face masks are discarded every minute as a result of mass adoption during the coronavirus pandemic, and experts warn it could soon lead to environmental catastrophe.
Face coverings are being worn by the majority of individuals around the world in order to curb the spread of SARS-CoV-2, the coronavirus which causes Covid-19.
However, they pose a greater risk to the environment than carrier bags because of their ubiquity and the fact there is no way to safely decontaminate and recycle them.
It is, as the kids say, to LOL — and given the ways of the world, it should come as no surprise to anyone that the vast bulk of the face-condom trash emanates from the Third World (and most likely, from China withal).
So when you see me cooking hotdogs over a fire made from my face masks, you can rest assured “it’s for the environment”.