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The Stuff Your Yoga Pants Are Made of Has Got Much More Expensive

You may have never heard of purified terephthalic acid, but chances are you’re wearing it. It’s the chemical that’s used to make polyester, the material that’s in everything from yoga pants to plastic bottles and the iconic three-piece worn by Tony Manero in Saturday Night Fever. It has also ballooned in price this year and sent Chinese…

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