​The Enviro-group Sustainability Tip: Avoid Single Use - Make Your Own Mask • Orewa College
News / 27 Sep 2021

​The Enviro-group Sustainability Tip: Avoid Single Use - Make Your Own Mask

It has been estimated that 1.6billion face masks entered the ocean in 2020.

You just have to go on your daily lockdown walk and you’ll see them randomly littered about.

We can all prevent this from happening, by owning and using a reusable mask. (Owning a few and keeping them in your car, bag and workplace may be helpful too).

Here are two short videos on how to make a reusable mask at homewith a sewing machine andwithout a sewing machine.

Some Ōrewa College teachers proudly sporting the masks they made at school prior to lockdown.