Americans have eco wake up call
Two-thirds of Americans have had an “eco wake-up call” since the start of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new survey.
A poll of 2,000 Americans revealed 64% have had a moment since the pandemic started wherein they realized they needed to be more eco-friendly.
This might be a result of paying closer attention to their lifestyles—70% said being home more due to COVID-19 made them more aware of their eco-unfriendly behaviors. These eco wake-up calls included becoming more aware of wasting food (44%), using paper products more sparingly (43%) and being more careful about where they buy meat (38%).
While these behaviors might have been influenced by the pandemic, however, they aren’t going away when COVID-19 does.