Wonderful news! I have now been endorsed by 2 major organizations, The Maine Educational Association and today The Sierra Club. I could not be more proud!
I have tried hard all my life to be aware of what I use in my life, and how it affects others and the planet we live on. I have spent many days in this campaign sitting and talking at the transfer stations in my area. If you really want to understand how we are destroying our world, just sit at a transfer station for a day and watch how much trash is dumped each and every day by mankind. It is appalling!
And specifically plastics! We dump so much single-use plastic each day which is not biodegradable for hundreds of years. There are other options available, but they say they are not cost competitive. Does anyone consider the cost to our environment? We are burying our planet in trash!
We strip the rain-forest of it's trees and wonder why our planet is heating up and defrosting. The Polar ice caps, sea ice, permafrost, wildfires in the west, massively powerful hurricanes. These are all products of our use and abuse of our natural resources. It must stop, slow down, or we as a species will go extinct along with thousands of other species.
It's time to wake up and acknowledge that we are the cause of this, no one else!
May you find peace and strength within yourself!