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Old PPE masks find new life fighting 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 reusing some of its surgical masks helps reduce plastic pollution.

Health, Science and Environment Reporter Laura Foster has been to see how the hospital’s on-site machine works and what the children make of it.

Video by Laura Foster