Face Masks 101

Thank you for visiting the ELoMed™ Bio Face Mask Blog Page! This is where you’ll learn all about our sustainable face masks, while staying up to date on recent industry news and PPE-related production developments.

ELoMed™ is on a mission to transform the face mask industry with biodegradable, disposable face masks that are made in the USA. Our triple layer face masks are comfortable, breathable, with medical-grade quality. In an effort to reduce waste and keep our environment clean, all of our face masks are placed in biodegradable plastic-free packaging and delivered in recyclable paper boxes. Even our shipping labels are compostable!

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Tips for Finding a Comfortable & Breathable Face Mask

While the main priority of choosing a face mask should be safety, many of us have struggled to find face masks that are both effective and comfortable. Long hours of wearing face masks can lead to discomfort, itching, and foggy glasses — leading many people in search of the most comfortable and breathable face mask.  As of January 28th, 2022, the Center for Disease Control and Prevention updated their guidelines on the different types of masks and respirators available, as well as their benefits and potential detriments.  Key considerations for choosing a mask Wearing a mask is key to preventing the spread of COVID-19 so it is important to find a most comfortable face mask so you will wear it...

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Traditional Disposable Face Masks Can Harm the Environment but You Can Go Bio

Studies estimate that we are throwing away 129 billion face masks per month - breaking down to 3 million face masks per minute. To say disposable face masks have been rapidly adding to the global plastic waste crisis almost feels like an understatement with such staggering numbers. But we know this. They are everywhere. As we approach the 2 year mark of the pandemic (can you believe it?), it seems clear that face masks have become the new normal for individuals outside of trades and trends in COVID-19 variants arising indicate this usage is here to stay. We can’t deny that this is also for good reason. Disposable face masks offer lab tested protection that allow us to protect ourselves...

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