Washing fleeces damages oceans more than plastic bottles

Dame Ellen MacArthur and Stella McCartney launched a report that said the equivalent of one dustcart of textiles is wasted every second

Washing fleeces and other synthetic clothes is much more damaging for the ocean than microbeads in cosmetics, a report has found.

The government has pledged to ban microbeads, but clothes produce 16 times as many damaging tiny plastic fibres that end up in the sea.

Read full article at source: https://www.thetimes.co.uk/article/washing-fleeces-damages-oceans-more-than-plastic-bottles-fv6v3rmqn

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