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#Dow plastered #Singapore with ads for a sneaker #recycling program, promising to turn shoes into playground tracks. But the shoes it collected in "recycling" bins got dumped illegally in #Indonesia. This isn't strange: it's how nearly *all* plastic recycling *always* worked. 1/ A woman kneeling to tie her running shoe. She stands on a ba
If you'd like an essay-formatted version of this thread to read or share, here's a link to it on, my surveillance-free, ad-free, tracker-free blog:… 2/
Plastic recycling's origin story starts in 1973, when #Exxon's scientists concluded that plastic recycling would never, ever be cost-effective (#ExxonKnew about this, too). 3/
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It’s exactly the same as absolutely ludicrous instructions to the 🏴󠁧󠁢󠁥󠁮󠁧󠁿public to “proceed with caution” & “remain vigilant” given by @BorisJohnson & @Conservatives in July.


@10DowningStreet @sajidjavid @RishiSunak @CMO_England @uksciencechief
In the weeks since Jul 19, we’ve seen the slow but sure abandonment of #COVID restrictions
V few 😷s in indoor public places, 5-10% ppl are still wearing them, if that.

Festivals are happening, nightclubs are open, there’s virtually nothing that’s out of #Covid19UK bounds.
#SocialDistancing gone!

Restrictions on numbers gathering anywhere gone!

“But don’t worry guys, as long as you wash your hands singing Happy Birthday” & coat yourself liberally in hand gel, the #DeltaVariant (OF AN AIRBORNE🦠) won’t get you!”
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1/4 @GMB & @BBCBreakfast what was the issue?

Did showing the many scenes of foul-mouthed, aggressive, reckless & idiotic “fans” wrecking everything in sight not fit w/ the ridiculous notion that we can rely on PERSONAL RESPONSIBILITY from July 19th to keep us safe from #COVID19?
2/ I suspect asking any of them to continue to #WearAMask indoors in crowded, poorly ventilated areas next week will be greeted w/ a similarly irresponsible & ignorant response.

It’s worth noting that this reprehensible behaviour was PRE-MATCH, this was them in an EXCITED MOOD!
3/ I daren’t imagine their response to being told that #FreedomDay is NOT QUITE HERE YET & that the public need to be patient & tolerant for a bit longer.
& imagine the outrage when they discover that we should’ve focused on SHARED AIR rather than wet-wiping & hand-sanitising!
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