Green groups sound alarm over disposable masks


Hailey Chung Wee Kye

Environmentalists say it is better for the public and health front-liners to use reusable masks and personal protective equipment to save the environment. – The Malaysian Insight file pic, January 19, 2021.

ENVIRONMENTALISTS are concerned over the increase in waste and damage to the environment posed by disposable masks and personal protective equipment (PPE) used in the fight against Covid-19.

They told The Malaysian Insight it is better for the public and health front-liners to opt for reusable ones to safeguard themselves from the pandemic, and to save the environment.


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