Your mask might be disposable, but that doesn’t mean you can dispose of it anywhere you want.

Maggie McMahon, Greenwood County’s litter prevention coordinator, said she’s seen an increase in masks and gloves in the litter pickups she’s organized. A recent clean-up in West Cambridge Park had volunteers picking up trash discarded along the trails and by the swing sets, and McMahon said they noticed more PPE-related litter.

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