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The Challenge of keeping used face masks out of landfill

Healthcare & Medical, Government Department, Government Department , Healthcare & Medical

Disposing of Medical Face Masks

In the Healthcare Industry in particular, the disposal of single-use medical masks has always been a burden on the environment and since the COVID pandemic, face masks have become a standard part of everyday life. Whilst medical masks play a key role in protecting individuals against viral and bacterial transmission, they also have a significant impact on the environment.

Although it's important to dispose of used face masks correctly, several new initiatives have been introduced to recycle face masks and keep them from ending up as waste in landfills.


A line-up of South Australian women trailblazers have joined in Adelaide to officially open an aptly-named ‘Launchpad’ laboratory, offering face mask and respirator functional effectiveness testing, paper and board repulpability and an Australian-first bag testing facility.

The Importance of Respirator Fit Testing

Healthcare & Medical, Industries - Detmold Medical, Government Department , Healthcare & Medical

Tight-fitting respirators are designed to create a good seal against the wearer’s face to provide maximum protection against viral transmission and airborne contaminants. If the respirator isn’t the correct fit, the wearer could be exposed to harmful particles. Here’s everything you need to know about respirator fit testing, from the types of respirator fit tests and how to perform a respirator fit test.

Do medical face masks protect against viruses ?

Healthcare & Medical, Government Department, Government Department , Healthcare & Medical

The way viruses spread depends on several factors, including the form of the virus and the host. With that said, medical face masks can help protect you against viruses that are spread through infectious bodily fluids and respiratory droplets. But what are viruses and how do they spread? Read on to learn more about virus transmission and what you can do to protect yourself against viruses.

Detmold Group Helps Customers Reduce Their Carbon Footprint for a Better Tomorrow

Focusing on preserving natural resources, keeping waste out of nature and reducing emissions, the South Australian-headquartered Detmold Group has launched its sustainability objectives. Officially launched on World Environment Day, the sustainability objectives will measure against six positive impact targets and strongly align with the principles of ‘The Detmold Way’, which comprises the vision, purpose, and mission of the Detmold Group.

Respiratory PPE for Surgeons and Medical Professionals

Healthcare & Medical, Government Department , Healthcare & Medical

Healthcare personnel and medical professionals are frequently exposed to airborne particles, viruses and bacteria when working in a clinical environment. From conducting medical procedures to contact with the public, medical personnel are at risk of exposure to viruses, bacteria, and illness. One of the best ways to protect against large-particle droplets, splashes and sprays that may contain harmful bacteria and viruses is by using personal protective equipment (PPE), including surgical face masks and surgical respirators.

PPE Breakdown for Beauticians

More often than not, beauty industry workers, including nail technicians, beauty therapists and hairdressers, work in close proximity to their clients. For many salon owners, one of their biggest concerns during the COVID-19 pandemic was a lack of social distancing between beauty workers and clients during their treatment.

How Medical Face Masks are Made

Since the outbreak of COVID-19 in late 2019, the demand for personal protective equipment, like disposable face masks, N95 masks and gloves, has skyrocketed. To meet growing demand, medical mask manufacturers had to ramp up their production and in some cases even upgrade their manufacturing facilities and building technologies.

Do medical face masks protect against dust?

Are you looking for a mask that provides protection against dust and other hazardous particles? While medical face masks offer effective protection in certain settings, they're unable to filter out small airborne particles, like dust, gases and vapours.

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