Posted 28 июля 2020,, 07:09
Published 28 июля 2020,, 07:09
Modified 24 декабря 2022,, 22:37
Updated 24 декабря 2022,, 22:37
- On our streets, beaches and ocean wave struck COVID-19 waste including plastic face masks, gloves, bottles of hand sanitizer and food packaging, - it was said in a statement.
At the same time, the UN stressed that measures against the coronavirus have led to a 5% reduction in greenhouse gas emissions.
The organization notes that 75% of all plastic left over from measures to combat covid is likely to become waste, increasing landfills and ending up in the sea.
A study by the Portuguese University of Aveiro in June stated that during the pandemic, 129 billion face masks and 65 billion gloves are used every month around the world.