Not only are these disposable masks and gloves being found littered in our streets but they are ending up in our oceans!
Divers in the Mediterranean have found enormous amounts of this 'COVID waste' below the ocean's surface, including dozens of gloves, masks and bottles of hand sanitiser mixed in with the usual litter of disposable cups and aluminium cans. Some environmental activists in France are claiming that soon there will be 'more masks than jellyfish' in our oceans. Read more on this here.
Many places have also banned customers from bringing their own takeout containers and reusable items, but studies show "reusable bags and containers are safe, so long as they are properly washed." Read more on this here.