Is laundry fuelling the marine plastics crisis?

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The study analysed microplastics collected by icebreakers traversing the Arctic Ocean
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The study analysed microplastics collected by icebreakers traversing the Arctic Ocean

A new study from Canadian non-profit Ocean Wise has shown that synthetic fibres, many released from clothing and textiles during domestic laundry, make up a large proportion of microplastics in the Arctic Ocean

Clothing and textiles are a major and underacknowledged source of microplastics pollutions in the world's oceans, a new study analysing seawater samples from across the Arctic Ocean has found. The study...

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