Hospital face masks find new life stopping plastic waste

All schools and colleges in Cornwall are being given litter pickers made from old hospital masks.

The Royal Cornwall Hospital in Truro says repurposing and reusing some of its surgical masks helps reduce plastic pollution.

The BBC's health, science and environment reporter Laura Foster has been to see how the hospital's on-site machine transforms the PPE into pickers and how the children at Penponds School near Camborne are getting on with them.

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