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Fashion’s big challenge - White Paper analyses the impact of microplastics shedding from domestic laundry

We have all seen the images of plastic waste such as carrier bags and drinks bottles polluting our oceans, but it is less well known that another, major source of this pollution is the clothing we wear. Around 60 per cent of the materials that are used to make clothes are made from man-made fibres such as polyester, acrylic and nylon, which are...

16 Sep 2020