Reducing microplastics through less microfiber shedding

April 21st, 2023

Images taken by a scanning electron microscope show uncoated (top row) and coated (bottom row) nylon fabrics after nine washing cycles. Photo: Sudip Lahiri The University of Toronto reports that a team of researchers there has designed a solution to reduce the quantity of microplastic fibers shed when washing synthetic fabrics. When synthetic fabrics are […]

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