Every time you go to the store or even for a walk around your neighborhood you are bound to see disposable masks littering the parking lots and sidewalks. Not only are these masks causing littler, they are causing pollution when they eventually get washed into our waterways. What’s more, they can’t be reused and are adding tonnage to the waste stream.
How can we wear masks safely and still be protected without adding to the pollution that comes from an increased need for personal protective equipment? Reusable masks are more suitable for individuals who aren’t in a healthcare setting, and some materials are even more eco-friendly than cotton, such as cork. Learn more below.