Curious Cook: We need to do more about plastic waste before it poisons our food

Plastic bottles and other waste cluttering the jetty near the fish market in Kudat, making it difficult for fishermen to dock their boats. - ZULAZHAR SHEBLEE/ THE STAR

The lockdowns around the world due to the Covid-19 pandemic are aggravating a problem which many people think has been solved, despite strong evidence to the contrary. Ironically, most people are doing something positive about this problem, but every year, the situation gets worse and people apparently get more complacent.

It is time to examine why we are so complacent, what we are doing wrong and understand the reasons why before our environment is degraded to an extent where we can all end up potentially poisoned by our food.

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plastics , waste , climate change


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