"Don't throw your masks and gloves on the ground" Organization Leader Concerned for Clean Up Crews
One organization in Carbondale is encouraging residents to not dispose person protective equipment on the ground.
Keep Carbondale Beautiful Executive Director Anne Krippestapel says the organization has seen quite a bit of masks scattered around town.
"We've seen a lot of like masks and gloves like disposable masks and gloves, do the COVID thing just trashed on the ground and we just want to remind people to pick up that kind of litter and to dispose of it responsibly." Krippestapel said.
Krippenstapel said the volunteers with the organization are not trained on picking up the contaminated waste.