Washington Post: Used Masks Polluting California Coastal Waters
- Ocean trash
A pandemic side effect: Used masks polluting California coastal waters
Published by Washington Post: December 11, 2020
There is the economic crash, the education gap, the depression of solitary life. Now another unwelcome and potentially enduring side effect of the coronavirus pandemic has emerged: the masks, gloves, disinfectant wipes and other items of “personal protective equipment” meant to save lives are also polluting the environment.
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