Another Story on How We Are Destroying our Environment….

The fight against plastic pollution has a new target: our clothes. Most clothing contains synthetics such as polyester or nylon, which are essentially constructed from thin plastic fibers. When the clothing is washed, tiny bits of plastic make their way to the ocean, where they are ingested by fish; a single load of laundry can release up to 700,000 fibers.

“This is the microplastic pollution that we don’t talk about as much because it’s unseen, but these microfibers are everywhere,” said Sarah-Jeanne Royer, a postdoctoral research fellow at the Scripps Institution of Oceanography.

So what should we do… how about going naked or stop washing clothes… or wear cotton…. that might be okay… well probably not 

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