With support from EY + Meda

Frontiers of Enterprise

The must-have cover-up

Creators and dreamers from our diverse communities

In this episode 3 stories

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Retailers uncover a $2B industry with face masks

From Gap to Louis Vuitton, merchants turn reusable cloth masks meant to protect wearers against the coronavirus into fashion fare, with prices ranging from modest to blingy.

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Scientists construct new uses for billions of discarded masks

Littered face masks and other PPE are an emerging environmental crisis. Some researchers have found a way to repurpose masks in road-building materials but now they need industry to take note and use the technology.

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Duo turns mask-making hobby into thriving business

Lisa Bays and her daughter Katie Bays began making and donating masks at the start of the pandemic to help their neighbors in Zionsville, Ind. A year later, they reflect on how their sewing hobby grew into a successful business.