In all federal states, mouth protection is compulsory on public transport and in retail. Anyone who is not particularly talented at the sewing machine is now looking for a suitable mouth and nose protector. In order to avoid unnecessary garbage and pollution, it is recommended to reusable models fall back, ideally die consistent to be produced.
Why should I rely on sustainable masks?
Some masks will also come off Molton or muslin produced. Come often too high quality scraps of fabric used that would otherwise be thrown away. Likewise, many masks locally in tailor shops and ateliers produced by hand. In some cases, the entire production – from fabric making to mask making – vegan.
These shops offer sustainable protective masks
The designer Sophia Schneider-Esleben makes chic face masks from organic cotton fabric leftovers from classic collections. In the watercolor design, the mouth and nose protection gets a noble and chic look!
The protective masks can be found here for €18.
The small Hessian family business offers sustainable mouth and nose masks that are manufactured under fair conditions in a factory in Thailand. The masks are made of 100% cotton and are made in numerous designs. Whether leopard print, floral pattern or monochrome – there is something for every taste. The masks are available from €5.
The Berlin upcycling label Dzaino makes simple face masks in pastel tones from leftover fabric remnants. The rubber band can be adjusted individually – so nothing can slip down. The mouth and nose protection can be ordered in two sizes and costs around 15 euros.
The label Nahtur Design relies on masks made of organic linen. The models have an elastic band, a compartment for an inlet and are available in different colors. The masks are made in Schleswig-Holstein and cost between 5 and 15 euros.
These masks are designed in Baden-Württemberg and made in Croatia from organic cotton in the colors white and black. The brand itself and all other companies in the production chain are GOTS certified. There are five masks here for about 20 euros.
The Dutch underwear label “A-dam” is a real insider tip: the GOTS-certified cotton products are stylish and reflect the hipster spirit of the moment. Now also available: trendy fabric masks from A-dam. With a cute fox or pepperoni print, the beautiful patterns bring variety to our everyday life and stand out from the standard masks. A-dam’s cloth masks are ecologically made from leftover fabric, are vegan and not tested on animals and are also Ecocert Greenlife certified. They are available in the online shop for 10 euros each.
The sustainable face mask from NaturalSTYLEby is made of pastel-colored linen. This fabric is naturally antibacterial, antiallergic and super absorbent. This makes the linen masks suitable for everyone with impure skin and allergy sufferers. The inside of the mask is made of untreated cotton. This increases the wearing comfort. The masks are available in a set from 6 euros.
The German high-fashion label Marcell von Berlin offers not only designer pieces but also sustainable masks. The masks are made from leftover fabric and are therefore very sustainable. They are available here in the online shop for only 7 euros.