Hi, I am GIZA. This means "DARKNESS" in Swahili
High quality materials for ideal protection: 2-layer mask made of robust Kitenge fabric; separated by a large-mesh nylon net to reduce moisture build-up.
Mask: East African kitenge fabric made from 100% cotton.
Soft elastic band: 88% polyester, 12% elastane (ÖKOTEX-100 and Global Recycled Standard certification).
Logo label: 50% recycled yarn (rPET).
Product packaging: Our packaging consists of up to 50% high quality grass paper. This is a mixed product made from grass fibers from hay, which are mixed with waste paper or fresh fibers from wood. Grass paper saves water and energy, causes less CO2 pollution, is free of chemical substances and recyclable - and can be seen and felt! Learn more...
Shipping packaging: 100% FSC-Paper, recyclable.
* Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is an international organization that promotes sustainable forest management and the economic viability of forests worldwide and aims to secure the social rights of workers.
You can find more information about our goals in terms of sustainability on our Sustainability Page.
Mask: Handmade by local tailors in the area around Moshi, Tanzania, at the foot of Kilimanjaro. Our tailors get 50% more wages than usual. We reinvest 50% of our profits in improving our sustainable value chain and in our own education and infrastructure projects. Learn more...
Soft elastic band + logo label: Made in Germany.
CARE & WAXING INSTRUCTIONS
Wash mask before wearing.
Washing instructions: Up to 60 degrees in the washing machine.
We recommend using a natural detergent for cotton & linen. This is how you thoroughly remove stains, bacteria and viruses and protect your favorite colors - without aggressive chemicals, enzymes, parabens, phosphates & Co.
Our tip: Wash at 40 degrees and then iron on hot, this disinfects and protects colors and the environment.
For reasons of health and hygiene, the masks cannot be exchanged.
This mouth and nose mask is not certified and not suitable for the medical field. However, it can reduce the uncontrolled spread of droplets that carry COVID-19 or other viruses.