PBS NewsHour

Pandemic pollution: Disposable masks are hurting the earth

Clip: 04/22/2021 | 8m 1s | Video has closed captioning.

As the world has become hyper-hygienic since the pandemic began, plastic is playing an oversized role in the world's environmental problems. This Earth Day, Stephanie Sy looks at how many of the single-use pandemic items are piling up in our landfills and in our environment.

Aired: 04/22/21

Rating: NR

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