Eye Focus December 2019 - Page 4

EYE FOCUS | COVER STORY ECO-FRIENDLY EYEWEAR By David Goldberg Karun Pacific Collection CANADIANS ARE SOME OF THE BIGGEST WASTE PRODUCERS ON THE PLANET. In fact, a recent study suggests that our country of just 35 million people, in a world of more than seven billion, produces more garbage per capita than anywhere on Earth. And all those methane emissions from Canada’s more than 10,000 landfills are contributing to the rapidly escalating climate crisis. During her now-famous and impassioned speech to the United Nations earlier this year, young climate activist Greta Thunberg scolded world leaders for failing to act on warnings from scientists and leaving this disaster in the hands of future generations. 4 EYE FOCUS December Digital 2019