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Apparel Industry Accounts for One-Third of Microfiber Pollution, New Report Says

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The U.K.’s Institution of Mechanical Engineers is calling for action to prevent what it claims are 6 million microfibers released from a typical wash load of polyester fabrics from polluting the oceans. That six million accounts for nearly 35 percent, or more than one-third of the microfiber waste found in the world’s oceans. The Institution’s…

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