WHO Warns Of Strain From Spike In Plastic Waste During Pandemic

Source: The Age.

The COVID-19 pandemic has generated millions of tonnes of plastic waste, including discarded disposable face masks, gloves and protective medical gear, but the true extent of the problem in Australia is yet to be revealed.

The World Health Organisation said tens of thousands of tonnes of extra medical waste from the response to the pandemic has strained waste systems around the world and is threatening human and environmental health.

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