The most distinguished attribute of the COVID-19 pandemic is the routine use of personal protective equipment (PPE) – mainly disposable blue face masks and latex gloves. When discarded haphazardly, the PPE waste that provides a certain level of safety to humans from the virus, threatens
Amid these stressful times of the COVID-19 pandemic, there has been an ongoing race to provide efficient and effective amount of personal protective equipment (PPE) to healthcare workers. People have been coming up with creative solutions varying from 3D printed shields to DIY face masks.
Face masks are in very high demand given the circumstances created by the current coronavirus pandemic. While companies are trying to meet the rising demand for face masks, one company has taken an eco-friendlier approach to supply the public with this protective equipment. This scuba
Health care workers are facing a shortage of masks during the COVID-19 crisis. To avert the severity of the crisis and stop the spread of the virus, many people are making their own face coverings to help ease the mask shortage. People are judiciously turning
Nike’s innovation, manufacturing and product teams have been working closely with health professionals at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) to provide Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) out of repurposed materials for footwear and apparel. The sportswear giant is directing its resources to create full-face shields
As the borders close and public places shut down amidst the current coronavirus outbreak, a group of Buddhist monks near Bangkok has turned to their faith in order to help contain the spread of the virus. They have been making face masks from recycled plastic