Where To Buy Face Masks Made Ethically & Locally In Australia
The ever-changing nature of the COVID-19 health pandemic has meant that face masks have become mandatory or highly recommended for use in the community across Australia. ECA accredited businesses have transformed their manufacturing capabilities over the pandemic to produce face masks and we have created a go-to guide on where to shop. Supporting ethical businesses and most importantly Australian garment workers.
Note: The below masks are for community/personal use only.
Business Orders Only - Bluegum are manufacturing 3ply masks in line with DHHS guidelines that are customisable with your businesses brand or logo. The reusable masks feature three layers including a 100% cotton lining.Shop Here
Interknit’s face masks are made from a machine washable blend of poly-cotton, these face masks are a seamless single layer in an interlock stitch construction. The thick single layer face mask allows you to breathe while being able to filter droplets (coughing/sneezing).Shop Here
Since pre COVID-19 Merino Country have been manufacturing face masks for community use. The masks are made from three layers of 100% Merino and wick the moisture away, are breathable, machine washable & reusable.Shop Here
Nobody Denim have created reversible denim face masks and three-layer cloth face masks for community use. The cloth face masks are designed for comfort and ease of wear without sacrificing on coverage nor breathability. With one single elastic strap around the head, this mask can be put on effortlessly and securely when needed.Shop Here
The Sample Room
The Sample Room face masks are made with three layers to WHO guidelines. This means they are 3-layer, with the outer 2 layers utilising a close weave hydrophobic fabric (either 2 x layers of close weave polyester, or 1 layer of close weave polyester fused with a layer of polypropylene) and an inner layer of soft, hydrophilic, cotton. The masks can be bought individually or in packs, in small kids and adult sizes.Shop Here
Vince Clothing are manufacturing three layer 100% cotton fabric masks featuring a pocket for filter inserts. You can find out more and shop via contacting Vince at firstname.lastname@example.org