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Patagonia says synthetic fibers (including their own) are polluting the oceans

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jul 03, 2016 01:05 AM
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by Kristine Lofgren last modified Jul 02, 2016

  Patagonia's synthetic fleeces are clogging up the oceans, poisoning the food chain and filling up landfills - and Patagonia is leading the charge to change things. Researchers from the University of California Santa Barbara found that polyester and nylon jackets, shed as many as 250,000 synthetic fibers every time you wash. And aywhere between 8 to 35 percent of this shedding ends up in waterways. READ MORE >






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