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Avocado Green Manufactures Reusable Cotton Face Masks
Avocado Green, makers of organic and eco-luxury sleep products, has refocused a large part of its cut and sew department in its American factory to the production of reusable face masks in light of the COVID-19 mask shortage.
The Organic Cotton Face Masks are made and sold at cost (materials, labor, and shipping) and not for profit. These masks are not particulate filtering N95 face masks, but will offer a barrier to help inhibit the transmission of COVID-19. According to the Center for Disease Control (CDC), this type of face mask can help prevent transmission when N95 face masks are not available.
The company’s masks are made with two layers of 100% GOTS organic certified cotton canvas and feature two 14" tie straps to secure it in place. They are machine-washable, and should be done so using the warmest setting available. The CDC recommends adding Clorox Disinfecting Bleach to the wash, which is expected to be effective against COVID-19 based on data for harder-to-kill viruses. They should be machine-dried using high heat and completely dry before use.
Masks are available in family packs of eight masks that contain four children's masks and four adult masks for $30 on the company’s website. There is a limit of three family packs per household, but bulk orders are available upon request.
Additionally, Avocado Green has developed an internal task force to source and solve the needs of medical, state, and local governments most in need by producing emergency mattresses and bedding. Capabilities include: temporary and disposable mattresses, reusable/washable sheets, waterproof wedge pillows, toppers, and disposable/inexpensive pillows.