Is your favorite sweater contributing to plastic pollution ?
It could be if it’s made from synthetic fabric. Synthetic textiles like acrylic and nylon shed microfibers (AKA tiny plastic pieces) while being washed in your washing machine. These microfibers stay in the water as it’s drained from your machine, pass through water treatment plants unfiltered, and eventually make their way into lakes, streams, and the ocean . Link in bio for the full article