25 Jan 2022

NZ scientists develop system to disinfect PPE

From Afternoons, 1:20 pm on 25 January 2022

Motivated by a PPE shortage as well as trying to cut back the amount of COVID-19 plastic waste ending up in our oceans, a group of New Zealand scientists have developed a way to clean and recycle the products.

Dr Yvonne Anderson pulled together the team which has developed the successful method, she talks to Jesse about the impact this will on have on both the environment and people needing access to the equipment.

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