Chinese COVID tests caused 5.4m tonnes of GHG emissions

This is the carbon footprint of more than 9bn tests taken in two years

UK looks at burning hundreds of tonnes of PPE per month to generate electricity

Nearly 15,000 pallets of unused masks and gloves could be burnt to generate energy

Government plans to convert face masks into curtains and bedsheets

Health Minister said 22 million visors have already been recycled in a bid to tackle PPE waste

Plastic-free PPE to fight pandemic and climate change

Research suggests new PPE entirely made from paper emits 85% less carbon