ECOS | Masks and protective equipment must be made sustainable with laws and standards
ECOS and Small Business Standards (SBS) published a joint paper with information about sustainability aspects of personal protective equipment and textiles – and how to make sure circularity is taken onboard in PPE-related laws and standards.
With the COVID-19 crisis, demand has skyrocketed for masks, gowns and other types of personal protective equipment. It might seem that we are dependent on disposable items – but reusable materials can ensure safety while allowing us to cut tonnes of waste.
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