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Cleaning volunteers asked to record plastic PPE found on UK beaches

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2020/sep/18/cleaning-volunteers-asked-to-record-plastic-ppe-found-on-uk-beaches

Beach clean organiser wants to assess amount of masks and gloves discarded during coronavirus crisis

Volunteers in this year’s Great British Beach Clean are being asked to record the personal protective equipment (PPE) they find, to get a clearer picture of the volume of plastic masks and gloves discarded during the coronavirus pandemic and their impact on the environment.

The Marine Conservation Society (MCS), which organises the annual September event, is urging people to organise their own surveys with smaller groups of friends, family and “bubbles”, in line with government guidance.

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