Posts Tagged ‘Bamboo Clothes’

10 Mar
2019

Green Eco Friendly Clothes – Bamboo, Nylon, Polyster, Microfiber

Posted by Norman F, March 10th, 2019

Most people do not want to negatively affect the environment with their clothing picks. Shockingly, there are several gotchas with even this simple Choice.

Forget about straws, plastic bottles or coffee cups, your clothes maybe leaching plastic into the ocean.

  • Polyester, nylon, acrylic, and other synthetic fibers — all of which are forms of plastic — are now about 60 percent of the material that makes up our clothes worldwide.
  • Each year more than 500,000 metric tons of microfibers enters the ocean through WASHING of synthetic fabrics according to the International Union for Conservation of Nature and Natural resources.

Tiny plastic particles washed off products such as synthetic clothes and car tyres could contribute up to 30% of the ‘plastic soup’ polluting the world’s oceans and – in many developed countries – are a bigger source of marine plastic pollution than plastic waste, according to a new IUCN report. Read the rest of this entry »

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