Healthcare pollution leaves a shocking scar on the world

But Covid pandemic produces a surprising clue as to how things might be cleaned up

. . . . First, there are the gowns that have to be washed. And the sheets that also go to the energy-gulping hospital laundry. Then the plastics used in drawing blood and other procedures. Plus, those one-use silicone gloves. As the Covid pandemic has stretched hospitals worldwide to the limit, it has also raised their hospital waste — and associated po…

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