Barnstable County Municipal Assistance Coordinator Kari Parcell Talks About the Recent Surge in Plastics on WCAI
Published on: August 11, 2020
Listen to this 2-part series featuring Barnstable County Municipal Assistance Coordinator Kari Parcell. During COVID-19, the surge of plastics cannot be ignored; most notably PPE, which is not recyclable.
Household materials like, PPE, bulky waste, packaging from food and deliveries, as well as organic yard waste have increased about 20% since March of 2020.
The following interviews on WCAI discuss innovative and local plastic reduction and what transfer stations are doing to tackle the challenge.