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How disposable masks and gloves are impacting the environment

More waste is being generated as 194 billion masks and 65 billion disposable gloves are being use...

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11.17 12 Aug 2020


How disposable masks and gloves are impacting the environment


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11.17 12 Aug 2020


More waste is being generated as 194 billion masks and 65 billion disposable gloves are being used every month, according to study published in the Environment, Science & Technology journal

Green Councillor for Cork City Colette Finn and Dr. Sandra Green from Irish Doctors for the Environment shared their concerns with Jonathan Healy


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Climate Change Covid Hygiene Jonathan Healy Masks PPE Pat Kenny Rubbish Shops Waste

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