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Invisible plastic: microfibers are just the beginning of what we don’t see

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Every time we wash our clothing the synthetic fibers the are comprised of leach into our waterways, rivers and oceans. Photograph: Jeff Haynes/AFP/Getty Images

The tiny pollutants in our clothes are forcing us to look harder for, and think more carefully about, the ways humans have shaped the environment

June 29, 2017 — Opening my washing machine at the end of a cycle is not something that generally fills me with excitement. But today it did, because doing so – I thought – would finally allow me to see and Continue reading Invisible plastic: microfibers are just the beginning of what we don’t see