Dressed from head to toe in garbage, Stony Brook Environmental Club president Condrea Zhuang paraded through the Earthstock Festival, Stony Brook University’s largest sustainability celebration on campus, on Friday, April 19.
While the five cent charge for plastic bags is a smart environmental idea, a rise in the fee for plastic bags would make this installment much more effective. Would you be willing to pay two dollars for a plastic bag?
I believe none of us are innocent of complacency. Considering this, I challenge us, the student community, to adjust ourselves to at least be aware of the ways we are gambling with our longevity and continued existence.