Since colleges and universities have closed campuses and moved to online instruction, students face a disrupted education and an uncertain path forward. Universities ditching letter grades to adopt pass/fail grading scales, canceling commencement ceremonies, and forcing students out of the dorms have students feeling all sorts of ways. Meanwhile, high school students applying to colleges also face disadvantages between college visits have being canceled and their financial aid packages.
We have a ton of waste (literally, tons) and I'm not just talking about plastic straws or cups. I'm talking about old furniture, holiday decorations and countless other things that are thrown away on a daily basis. Once we get to the point of cleaning/de-cluttering, the only solutions are the landfill, recycling, reusing and composting, but the question is... How did we get here? Why is there so much waste?
Scenario: It's spring break of your senior year of college and you have a 10-day trip planned around the south and life is good.Now throw in the international crisis known as COVID-19. Let's first discuss the major differences:The man I sat next to on my flight was wearing a mask and have since seen an [...]