The hospitality industry’s over-reliance on single-use plastic has been worsened by the COVID-19 pandemic. Now, more than ever, the industry’s usage of plastics is in vital need of an overhaul.
There is a crucial difference between seeing a country through an air-conditioned bus window and walking through it with the local people. But the latter needs to be done in a sustainable way that is not harmful to the community. The industry needs to be focused on enacting change, not solely profit.