Global Trends 2020

Plastic bag bans delayed in areas of America

In response to hygiene concerns following the Coronavirus, Maine and New York State have delayed their plastic bag bans. Not only is plastic a hygienic option, but the ban would add another pressure to shops already struggling with decreasing footfall, social distancing, and increased safety measures.

Source: https://www.environmentalleader.com/2020/03/states-delay-plastic-bag-bans/

The Future of Health

The COVID-19 pandemic has changed the way people manage their health. It has challenged our medical systems and driven demand for new solutions. However, our data suggests these changes are not new but rather an acceleration of existing trends.