FLEECE GARMENTS AND THE ENVIRONMENT…

NPR reports The innovation of synthetic fleece has allowed many outdoor enthusiasts to hike with warmth and comfort. But what many of these fleece-wearing nature lovers don’t know is that each wash of their jackets and pullovers releases thousands of microscopicplastic fibers, or microfibers, into the environment — from their favorite national park to agricultural lands […]

via Are We Eating Our Fleece Jackets? — Natural History Wanderings

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