Coronavirus: The growing problem of disposable PPE waste
The term PPE or personal protective equipment has been added to all of our vocabularies. It’s not only essential for health care workers, it’s now part of our everyday lives – everything from masks to gloves. The problem is they’re disposable and they’re ending up in our rivers and oceans. The pandemic has created a new hazard to the environment. Redmond Shannon takes a look at how we can do better.