discuss how and why these pollutants impact humans and the environment.
Learning Goal: I’m working on a environmental science report and need guidance to help me learn.IEEE citation What is your problem? Why is it important? Your text should include a bibliography that cites at least three popular sources (textual or multimedia) using IEEE format. You should also use at least two direct quotes (integrated via the quote sandwich). You’ll want to discuss how and why these pollutants impact humans and the environment. And you’ll want to provide key statistics, such as emission rates per year, how these numbers have changed over time, and how medical waste compares to other pollution sources. you should also include three possible solutions for you problems and highlighting the best one at the end. A small essay that I wrote (236 words) / something kind of similar to that and the same citation style.The covid-19 pandemic made a significant transition in our life. We went from living everyday life normally to repeatedly being cautious, sanitizing, wearing masks, and sometimes even gloves, which was suggested by the World Health Organization and other national disease control centers, for the prevention of the virus. As a result of these recommendations, billions of pieces of personal protective equipment (PPE) are manufactured and distributed on a daily basis during the COVID-19 pandemic .While wearing personal protective equipment is essential to protect ourselves from the virus, many people are not aware of how important it is to dispose their masks the right way, which, if done incorrectly, will negatively affect us and the environment. Roschnik states that “Coronavirus could well become a catalyst, because people may realize that by degrading our environment, we could find that we are getting more and more of these types of diseases,” this statement means that if we didn’t take action and worked on finding solutions and applying them, we may be facing many other diseases that appeared because of the bad environment .According to Kerstin Kutcha, “masks create new waste which we cannot recycle, these materials are definitely not compatible with the ideal of a circular economy”, single-use masks are actually made of plastic, so they are not biodegradable, which means that if masks were thrown away, it will take many years for it to decompose . J Environ Manage. “Challenges and practices on waste management and disposal during COVID-19 pandemic”, NCBI, 2021 May 15, [online]. Available: https://www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/pmc/articles/PMC7869705/ [Accessed 27 January 2022]. Hope Ngo, “Coronavirus has made medical waste more visible than ever, but the environmental footprint of healthcare goes much further – and reducing it could save lives.” BBC News, 14th August7 2020. [Online]. Available: https://www.bbc.com/future/article/20200813-the-hidden-harm-of-medical-plastic-waste-and-pollution. [Accessed 29 January 2022]. DW News, what to do about the plastic waste in face masks? COVID-19 special, 2021, Accessed 29 January 2022, [streaming video]. Available:
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