Journal of Environmental Analytical Chemistry

ISSN: 2380-2391

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Marjorie Valenzuela

Faculty of Engineering, Pontifical Catholic University of Chile, Vicuña Mackenna 4860, Santiago 8331150, Chile

  • Review Article   
    Microplastics or Other Pollutants are released into the Environment as a Result of the Improper Disposal of Used Masks
    Author(s): Maria Carlos*, Lusia Diaz and Marjorie Valenzuela

    The worldwide frenzy brought about by COVID-19 has kept on expanding individuals' interest for veils. Notwithstanding, because of deficient administration and removal practice, these covers have, sadly, entered the climate and delivery a lot of microplastics (MPs), representing a serious danger to the climate and human wellbeing. Understanding the event of veil squander in different conditions, arrival of cover beginning MPs, and related natural gamble is fundamental for cover squander the board in current and future pandemic avoidance and control. This paper centers around the worldwide appropriation of veil squander, the likely arrival of waste-beginning MPs, and the effect on the climate. In particular, the physical and substance properties of polypropylene (the most widely recognized plastic material in a cover), which show a high adsorption limit with rega.. Read More»
    DOI: 10.37421/2380-2391.2022.9.376

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