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A Tanzanian Recycling Plant Made 6,000 COVID-19 Face Shields Out of Plastic Bottles

A Tanzanian recycling plant that processes waste paper was hit hard by COVID-19, but it made a comeback by shifting gears towards plastic bottles to make coronavirus-preventing face shields, according to Reuters. Based in Tanzania’s port city of Dar es Salaam, it has since made 6,000 face shields for about $2 apiece to be used as PPE for hospitals and health centers nationwide.

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