A recent studyis also showing that wearing synthetic fibers is releasing plastic microfibers to the air. According to the study one person “could release almost 300 million polyester microfibres per year to the environment by washing their clothes, and more than 900 million to the air by simply wearing the garments”.
What can we do about it?
Wash clothes only when you need to
Wash clothes at a lower temperature (30ºC)