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A reminder of the blatant and hidden consequences of the use of plastic | By Jeanne Varney

Lecturer at the Nolan School of Hotel Administration, Cornell SC Johnson College of Business
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The amount of plastic waste we humans create every year is staggering. Much of it ends up in the oceans, and some of that, after breaking down into microparticles, ends up in fish – and us. Jeanne Varney of Cornell describes the issue and gives hotels some useful advice on how to reduce their own contribution to the problem.