• Innovative fabrics aiming to minimize microplastics

    6 monthes ago - By Fashion United

    It is suspected that synthetic fibres contribute in a critical way to polluting our environment with microplastics. Now fabric manufacturers have reacted to this problem and introduced a number of new solutions to the market.
    Solid and insoluble synthetic polymers - i.e. plastics - that are smaller than five millimeters are called microplastics. Though they are barely visible to the naked eye, they still threaten our environment. The tiny plastic garbage has been found in lakes, rivers and oceans, among the sediments at the bottom of water bodies, even in the deep sea and in remote marine...
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