Clean-Up: A journey of COVID-19 waste

55 tons of medical per day were produced in Mumbai, India during the COVID-19 pandemic. Where does all that waste go?

From washed-up masks in the Soko Islands to contaminated trash directly affecting workers, the mismanagement of COVID-19 waste has become a devastating global dilemma. Conservancy workers, environmental researchers and local residents of Mumbai, India share their experiences facing the aftereffects of the pandemic. Researchers come together to understand and advocate necessary steps for the future of medical waste.