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Hong Kong’s Maskology Partners With A Plastic Ocean Foundation On Biodegradable Face Masks

5 Mins Read Hong Kong-based independent face mask brand Maskology has announced a new partnership with environmental nonprofit A Plastic Ocean Foundation to begin developing biodegradable disposable face masks. While anti-plastic campaigners have long called for a switch to reusable options, high-risk populations and personal preferences may still be a barrier to adopting more sustainable face coverings. By […]

No Mask? You May Not Worry About Climate Change, Either

4 Mins Read By: Jenessa Duncombe People untroubled by climate change are more likely to forgo masks in public. According to a recent poll by the technology company Morning Consult, the decision to wear a mask in the United States correlates with an individual’s concern about climate change. In an online survey of 2,200 adults on 14–16 April, a little […]

Face Masks Polluting Hong Kong Beaches & Hills Since Coronavirus

3 Mins Read As the current coronavirus epidemic lingers, many Hong Kong citizens and residents are taking precautions to protect themselves by wearing a surgical face mask in public. However, environmental groups in Hong Kong are now warning about the devastation left behind by surgical masks carelessly littered on local beaches and hiking trails.  The current outbreak of […]