To the Editor: The MJA and Madden and colleagues1 display foresight and leadership in advocating for a transition to environmentally sustainable health care. The current coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID‐19) pandemic exposes dual sustainability challenges: uncertain provision of personal protective equipment (PPE) in the face of a fractured global supply chain and burgeoning waste from single‐use materials. Australia has an opportunity to respond to both challenges by accessing local capability and switching to reusable PPE as appropriate.
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