World’s new waste management challenge

The new global waste management challenge is COVID19 waste. Majority of the surgical masks, gloves and other Personal protective equipment used in COVID19 health care facilities are made from single use plastic. These are being dumped carelessly by waste management companies leading to environment pollution. Oceans have been found with massive amounts of gloves and masks underwater. Majority of these waste are not biodegradable which means that they have long after life, perhaps decades. Some of these waste is discarded in animal habitats, which when mistakenly consumed by animals will lead to their death. Some other data is available at: