Single-use plastics and Covid-19: 6 things you need to know

Covid-19 restrictions are driving a surge in the use of single-use plastics, while lobbyists have called for restrictions on some items to be lifted in response to the pandemic. Here's what you need to know

by Conor McGlone
A global increase in the production of Personal Protective Equipment is contributing to the rise of single-use plastics. Photograph: Getty Images
A global increase in the production of Personal Protective Equipment is contributing to the rise of single-use plastics. Photograph: Getty Images

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