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What you need to know about staying safe as Covid restrictions are lifted

What you need to know about staying safe as Covid restrictions are lifted

How to protect yourself and others as restrictions ease, and the key new Covid-19 info to be aware of

Reusable face coverings can be highly effective, Which? tests reveal

Reusable face coverings can be highly effective, Which? tests reveal

The latest Which? lab tests reveal that the best reusable face coverings can match disposable masks for filtration efficiency, but plenty still fall far short of the mark. We reveal the face coverings to buy, and those to avoid.

You can now recycle your face masks at Wilko

You can now recycle your face masks at Wilko

New scheme allows for easy recycling of used masks and turns old disposable masks into raw material for re-use

Is it time to upgrade your face mask?

Is it time to upgrade your face mask?

With some countries are getting stricter about the type of mask you can wear in an attempt to fight more easily spread COVID-19 variants, we look at when to replace your mask and what to consider when buying

Clear face masks: what to know before you buy

Clear face masks: what to know before you buy

The features to look out for, how effective they are, and what users think needs to be improved

Which? face mask tests reveal huge differences in filtration

Which? face mask tests reveal huge differences in filtration

Our first independent test of reusable face masks reveals wide variation in effectiveness, and the surprising way washing your mask can make it work even better

Can you recycle disposable face masks? Some brands say so, but the reality isn’t quite so rosy

Can you recycle disposable face masks? Some brands say so, but the reality isn’t quite so rosy

Face mask litter is a big problem, but for now, recycling them isn't the answer

Do antimicrobial face coverings offer more protection against COVID-19?

Do antimicrobial face coverings offer more protection against COVID-19?

We look into the science behind face masks with antimicrobial fabrics and coatings - and try some out - to find out if they're worth buying

Amazon’s face mask store leaves a lot to be desired

Amazon’s face mask store leaves a lot to be desired

Amazon has launched a dedicated face mask store, designed to help customers find and buy the most suitable face mask more easily. It looks slick, but when we looked into the listings we uncovered some worrying issues.

Face covering exemption badges: what are your options if you can’t wear a mask?

Face covering exemption badges: what are your options if you can’t wear a mask?

What you can do if you want to show you're exempt from wearing a face covering when out and about. We explain where you can find free downloadable exemption cards, or buy cards and badges.

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