Fleas and fish eggs: testing textile breakdown

May 1st, 2013 / By: / Advanced Textiles, Geosynthetics, Industry News, Sustainability

Textile products at the end of their useful lives often end up buried in landfills, where water combines with eager microorganisms to break down organic molecules in natural fibers and polymers. This natural decomposition process generates carbon dioxide as a waste and also releases organic molecules to the soil while rotting away the volume and […]

 

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