How sustainable is a situation with billions of discarded face masks?
Would it be a sustainable situation if we use and throw away billions of face masks every day in post-corona times? One of the things the corona crisis makes visible is our dependence on medical disposables. Nobody will deny the usefulness and necessity of face masks and other medical devices. Nevertheless, what if we all take to the streets with these masks for years? They have already been spotted in the litter and on the beaches.