Apparently, though, those gloves and masks need to come with proper disposal directions. Everywhere you look in America, it seems, there are discarded gloves and masks in streets and parking lots, left behind by people who couldn’t be bothered to find a nearby trash bin.
In Los Angeles, they’re scattered in parking lots of markets like Whole Foods, waiting for some already-exhausted employee to have to pick them up.
Please throw disgusting virus gloves in the trash. These are all over the Whole Foods parking lot, discarded for workers to clean up (as if they need more crap to deal with). pic.twitter.com/4oTgF5EnKw— Aaron Mento (@AaronMento) April 3, 2020
They’re tossed aside in parking lots in Orlando, Florida, too.
New, disgusting trend: people leaving used gloves in the parking lot at the grocery store. pic.twitter.com/DHFALoyWzc— Christopher Heath (@CHeathWFTV) April 6, 2020
In Charlottesville, Virginia, local meteorologist David Reese found multiple pairs of gloves in the parking lot of his local Kroger.
In New England, someone abandoned their gloves in a cart at Costco, leaving an employee to fish them out and sanitize the cart before it could be used again.
Don't be this thoughtless.— John C (@jcvoetbal) April 2, 2020
Don't leave your gloves in your cart in the parking lot at Costco.
Don't put these great workers at risk. pic.twitter.com/IehgyjdrHC
It got so bad in New York City over the weekend, that Ryan McKenzie, a restauranteur who lives in Manhattan, began cleaning it up.
“I couldn’t believe what I saw so I went to the store and bought a grabber and for the last two...