Europe has been in some form of lockdown since March 2020 and, with that, mouth masks gradually became mandatory. At the end of May, it resulted in the French non-profit Opération Mer Propre sounding the alarm when they noticed that they picked up a lot of gloves, disinfectants, and masks in the waters of the Côte d’Azur. It’s been seven months since they warned us about the coronavirus litter. So 21Bis reporter M VL decided to walk around a — normally clean — neighborhood to see if she comes across any discarded mouth masks.
Text and photos: © M VL