Beat COVID and plastic waste

Face masks and clean hands are essentials in the battle to stop spread of Coronavirus – but not more plastic waste!  Greenpeace has worked out that if everyone in the UK wears a disposable mask everyday for a year, this would create 66,000  tonnes of additional plastic waste!!

Greenpeace has worked out that if everyone in the UK wears a disposable mask everyday for a year, this would create 66,000  tonnes of additional plastic waste!!  Reusable fabric masks, washed daily with soap and water, are quite adequate.

You can still reuse cups and food containers too – read more about cutting plastic waste in the time of Covid here.

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