35% of Microplastics comes from Synthetic Materials

2018

institution of mechanical engineers | mi apparelThe institution of Mechanical Engineers calls for urgent action to prevent the 6 million microfibres released from a typical 5kg wash load of polyester fabrics from polluting our oceans.
The report recommends key actions including incentivising the development of more environmentally friendly fibres - Manufacturers and retailers need to tackle waste, including huge amounts of clothing going to landfill every year.
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