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ch33zw1z

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Fools that will kill animals and humans...slowly but steadily. Trash and more trash.



Covid-19 PPE litter is killing wildlife - CNN

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And once again, we're the problem. It'd be interesting to know where exactly the trash is coming from. Are people just discarding it on the street?

FWIW, I use re-usable face masks as much as possible, and only use a latex glove at the gas pump. Don't lick you hands, rub your eyes, use hand sanitizer / wash your hands...and the transmission risk from touch is greatly reduced.

Snipping the loops of disposable masks is a good idea, and I haven't been doing that, but will now!
 

VashHT

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And once again, we're the problem. It'd be interesting to know where exactly the trash is coming from. Are people just discarding it on the street?

FWIW, I use re-usable face masks as much as possible, and only use a latex glove at the gas pump. Don't lick you hands, rub your eyes, use hand sanitizer / wash your hands...and the transmission risk from touch is greatly reduced.

Snipping the loops of disposable masks is a good idea, and I haven't been doing that, but will now!
I've seen masks laying around in parking lots and such so it does seem like some people are just tossing them.
Had that guy known how hard it is to buy a bike nowadays, he might have thought twice about using it as a weapon.
There's a guy by me who fixes up old bikes and resells them, I see a bunch of cars there everyday picking up bikes he must be doing great right now. Downside is his front yard looks like a junkyard filled with old bikes.
 

Svnla

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I've seen masks laying around in parking lots and such so it does seem like some people are just tossing them.
Same here, from Walmarts at trashy neighborhoods to new Kroger at upper class area. Masks and masks plus plastic bottles and some plastic gloves. Trashy fools are everywhere.

<sad panda>
 
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ch33zw1z

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I've seen masks laying around in parking lots and such so it does seem like some people are just tossing them.
I work outta my car quite a bit, I've had a few masks blow away and I've had to chase them. Like a classic comedy skit...

It's unfortunate that people STILL haven't learned to care about our planet. This is not caused by the pandemic, many people are just lazy or choose not to care.
 

MtnMan

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Same here, from Walmarts at trashy neighborhoods to new Kroger at upper class area. Masks and masks plus plastic bottles and some plastic gloves. Trashy fools are everywhere.

<sad panda>
But the wal-warts also have the diapers full of shit littering the parking lot. Only the bottom crust of societies pond scum shop at wal-wart.
 
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Dave_5k

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Welcome to Texas ~ where you get sued if you try to enforce public health measures
Now, five Katy ISD parents are suing the district for $100,000 over requiring students to wear a face covering, claiming it harms the children.

"Almost 70 years later, it appears that defendant Katy ISD Superintendent Kenneth Gregorski has forgotten the lessons of Brown v Board of Education, by implementing a policy that fails to make education available to all on equal terms," the lawsuit reads. "This lawsuit seeks to protect children from irrational and unconstitutional policy that provides false sense of security, but has the actual effect of harming children."
 

zinfamous

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I've seen masks laying around in parking lots and such so it does seem like some people are just tossing them.
same, but ime, they are also specifically near areas of public trash and concentrated public areas--like parks and Metro stations. At least where I am, I've noticed that garbage pickup in general is pretty terrible. Every day they come buy, there is more trash on the street from where they are dumping trash into their trucks, so I think it's also just a case of "more things thrown away on a regular basis = more trash than usual from normal from inefficient waste management."

But, I know that isn't the only thing. Some people are just assholes.
 
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zinfamous

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Welcome to Texas ~ where you get sued if you try to enforce public health measures
Now, five Katy ISD parents are suing the district for $100,000 over requiring students to wear a face covering, claiming it harms the children.

"Almost 70 years later, it appears that defendant Katy ISD Superintendent Kenneth Gregorski has forgotten the lessons of Brown v Board of Education, by implementing a policy that fails to make education available to all on equal terms," the lawsuit reads. "This lawsuit seeks to protect children from irrational and unconstitutional policy that provides false sense of security, but has the actual effect of harming children."
good luck with that. And I do hope that when these nonsense, wasteful lawsuits are tossed out as they will be, that judges order payment of all court costs + fines for "wasting the public's time and being a fucking nuisance and threat to public safety" on these fucking MAGA plaintiffs.

seriously, fuck these people and fine them into oblivion. The world is better off if we don't have to listen to their mewling.
 
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mikeymikec

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Welcome to Texas ~ where you get sued if you try to enforce public health measures
Now, five Katy ISD parents are suing the district for $100,000 over requiring students to wear a face covering, claiming it harms the children.
Did they combine to form a Mega-Karen?
 
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Israel infected with a serious case of wtf stupid
as I’ve said, I would not load a virus passport on my phone unless it was 100% necessary. I just don’t see a use for one in the US at least.
Only real value would be for big events like a concert or baseball game, scan a QR code thingy and good to go otherwise walking around with the paper should be good enough.
I am not concerned about which vaccine I received becoming public. I am concerned with what data the app captures and what tracking does it perform regarding my location or purchases and who has access to that data.
 

esquared

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His "Don't you know who I know statement" is
"I own stock in Disney"
Fool.

I spent $15,000': Man arrested at Disney resort in Florida after refusing temperature check

This is from Feb, but the body cam footage was released recently.
 

brycejones

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His "Don't you know who I know statement" is
"I own stock in Disney"
Fool.

I spent $15,000': Man arrested at Disney resort in Florida after refusing temperature check

This is from Feb, but the body cam footage was released recently.
My favorite is when he asked for a temperature check before hauled away. The deputy told him "they will do that at the jail".
 

pmv

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I've seen masks laying around in parking lots and such so it does seem like some people are just tossing them.
Maybe people are just dropping them by accident? Take them off when coming out of a shop, shove them in a pocket...then it falls out. I've lost a couple over the last year.
 

sactoking

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Got to be serious mental health issues there, surely? Can't just be politics/anti-vaxx sentiment?
It is probable that there are serious mental health issues involved but living here... it is certainly not precluded to be solely politics/anti-vaxx sentiment.
 

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