What You Need To Know About Plastic Fashion and Microfibers
A SUSTAINABLE FASHION MATTERZ blog post
Let’s talk about the effects our clothes have on the environment during the wash cycle. There is no denying that clean clothes are important to have. But even your most treasured possessions are likely to be damaging the underwater world. Let’s discuss how microfibers are entering our oceans and what environmental impact they are having on nature and sea life. Imagine this... About 525,000 tonnes of microfibers enter the ocean from clothes each year. On top of that, one half of a garments environmental impact occurs only after it leaves the store (1). Now that’s something to think about.
“Written by Evelina Kaganovitch, Illustrated by Laura Vicente Mesonero”