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How to stop discarded face masks from polluting the planet

April 22, 2021

By: Laura Parker Personal protective equipment is made of plastic and isn’t recyclable. Now it’s being found everywhere on earth, including the oceans. The solution isn’t complicated: Throw them away. Earth Day has revealed a new problem this year, according to National Geographic Magazine: discarded face masks are multiplying at an alarming rate, clogging landfills,… [Read More]