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This N95 Mask Made from Trees Could be the ‘World’s First Fully Compostable and Biodegradable Medical Mask’

When COVID-19 hit and there was a shortage of face masks worldwide, researchers at the BioProducts Institute at the University of British Columbia took the initiative to design their own N95 mask. Not only can it be entirely sourced in Canada and made from Canadian trees, but it could potentially be “the world’s first fully compostable and biodegradable medical mask.”

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