This is my last workweek before vacation. I’m off Friday, headed the Missouri, USA, (as you probably already knew), for my high school reunion. I feel like I have a lot to do before I go, both here at home and at work
It was a full weekend. I had Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year and I went diving and I sprayed sealer on the new tile sundeck.. I will be getting more sealer today as I didn’t have enough. And went diving yesterday for the first time in a month. There is a lot of coral dying. Very noticable. My thermometer had 86⁰ F, which is normal for summer, but maybe it should be cooler by now..Very worrisome.
See the picture above. When I was a teen in the ’80s, my friends had a beanbag chair break. The styrofoam pellets inside were practically impossible to clean up. Static electricity made them jump away from the broom on a tile floor. Imagine trying to clean a shipping container full and clean them was by hand, one by one. That’s what they’re doing in France and Spain. It’s impossible to do.
In my personal experience from decades past, these pellets are possibly one of humankinds worst creations.
France is taking legal action, but what good will it really do? Plastic pollution is harming sea life and this will affect us all. Humans need to stop manufacturing these pellets and all non biodegradable packing materials. Even the large styrofoam peanuts are difficult to deal with.
I don’t know how to end this post. I remember the strange qualities of the pellets, trying to clean up after that burst chair. I can’t fathom a container full.