In addition, The Vogel Group will help advance the request that FEMA list waste and recycling as a priority industry with vendors of personal protective equipment.
The team will harmonize actions and responses regarding the pandemic’s impact on the international recycling industry.
Shortages of personal protective equipment are putting waste and recycling workers more at risk of being exposed to COVID-19.
The program, which has been approved by the CDC, enables thousands of masks to be sterilized each day.
Troy University’s Center for Materials and Manufacturing Sciences is researching new methods for producing polymer-based PPEs.
The coronavirus has caused an uptick in improperly discarded gloves and masks.
Onsite waste sterilization systems are helping to sterilize certain disposable PPE.
Cummins’ NanoNet and NanoForce Media technology, which uses DuPont’s Hybrid Membrane Technology, is now being used in N95 masks.
The medical visors will be used to help in the fight against COVID-19.