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Global drive to reduce use of plastics hits COVID-19 roadblock

Low cost and hygiene breathe new life into once-reviled industry

Higher demand for take-out and home delivery meals driven by the COVID-19 pandemic is pushing up consumption of plastic packaging. (Photo by Akira Kodaka)

BANGKOK -- For the moment COVID-19 appears to have slowed efforts to make the world less plastic.

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