Thailand's plastic waste problem is getting worse as people throw away takeout containers, face masks, and gloves
-Plastic waste, including discarded takeout containers, masks, and gloves, shot up 62% in Bangkok since the coronavirus pandemic broke out.
-Thailand is one of five countries, along with Indonesia, the Philippines, China, and Vietnam, that produce half of the plastic in the world's oceans.
-But the pandemic pollution problem isn't limited to just Thailand — coronavirus-related litter is washing up all around the world.
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