Microfibers [Video]

“Most of us wear synthetic fabrics like polyester every day. Our dress shirts, yoga pants, fleeces, and even underwear are all increasingly made of synthetic materials — plastic, in fact. But these synthetic fabrics, from which 60% of all clothing on earth is made, have a big hidden problem: when they’re washed, they release tiny plastic bits — called microfibers — that flow down our drains, through water treatment plants, and out into our rivers, lakes and oceans by the billions.”

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Ecological Basics [Infographic]

This infographic presents some figures about how much pollution we are adding every day to our air, the impact of the global warming and plastic pollution in our waters affecting, not only the marine species, but our own population.

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