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Do Batoko swimsuits release microfibers? More and more of us are learning about the affects of plastic on the environment and growing research shows us that this type of pollution can come in many unexpected forms, such as from the...
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Microfibers are tiny threads that shed from fabric and clothing. Whereas natural fibers such as cotton or wool biodegrade over time, synthetic fibers are problematic because they do not biodegrade. So when fabrics like polyester and nylon shed, it's essentially like...
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Our oceans are the largest ecosystems on earth, the lifeblood of this planet - holding more than 97% of the entire world's water, they generate half of the oxygen we breath and absorb carbon dioxide from the atmosphere reducing the...
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Humans have made a jaw-dropping 8.3 billion metric tons of plastic to date. And 76% of this is now waste. To give you an idea of the sheer scale of this amount, 8.3 billion tons is the same weight as =...
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