Bainbridge and Neighbors Get Blanketed for Emergencies

Bainbridge Island–based company Ignik Outdoors is all about warmth—except when it comes to the planet. Graeme Esarey started the company to provide more sustainable warming products—like sleeping bag warmers, stoves, and seat covers—for outdoor adventurers and to fight global warming: The company donates 1 percent of sales to fighting climate change in the Arctic. Now … More Bainbridge and Neighbors Get Blanketed for Emergencies

Best Materials for Mask Making

The New York Times reported yesterday (April 5) on scientists’ findings about the best mask-making materials during the COVID-19 pandemic. The main criterion used was how well each material worked to filter microscopic particles. During the materials tests, the following materials scored well: HEPA furnace filters vacuum cleaner bags 600-count pillowcases in layers flannel pajamas … More Best Materials for Mask Making