COVID-19 protective equipment adding to pollution crisis


Environmentalists are warning that clearer skies and cleaner waterways since the pandemic started are not a reason to celebrate.
A new study in Italy says despite 10 percent less rubbish being produced since lockdown started, the increased use of disposable protective gear against COVID-19 is adding to the mountain of waste.
Al Jazeera’s Sara Khairat explains.

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