13 Dec '17, 10am

Study to identify source of textile microfibre pollution

Study to identify source of textile microfibre pollution

Published on Wednesday, 13 December 2017 Study to identify source of textile microfibre pollution Written by John Mowbray Details (c) Kayco | Depositphotos Tweet STOCKHOLM – A new project scheduled to kick off next year which tackles textile-related microplastics pollution has landed funding to the tune of SEK 6 million from apparel brands, white goods producers and the Swedish Research Council for Environment, Agricultural Sciences and Spatial Planning (FORMAS). Apparel brands and partners involved in the project includes: Bergans, Boob Design, Electrolux, Ellos Group, Fjällräven, Filippa K, Gina Tricot, Haglöfs, H&M, Peak Performance, Sustema, TPC Textile och Y. Berger & Co as well as other research groups. While microplastic pollution in aquatic environments has been widely discussed for over a decade, the exact sources of these pollutants have been less clear. The issu...

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