matt miller

Plastics and personal protective equipment: Where does PPE go to die when it’s done saving our lives?

While PPE serves to protect public health, increased demand and improper disposal are contributing to plastic waste.
A tinkerine employee shows off a face shield, in front of boxes of face shields for the deaf and hard of hearing

B.C.-based company partnering with non-profit to provide face shields to deaf, hard of hearing community

Initiative aims to overcome communication challenges posed by traditional personal protective equipment In response to COVID-19, two B.C.-based organizations are producing face shields, a type of personal protective equipment (PPE)…