08 Mar '18, 2pm

Study sheds new light on textile microfibre pollution

Study sheds new light on textile microfibre pollution

RALEIGH – A brand new study on textile microfibre pollution, which has not yet been published, has found that cotton and rayon (viscose) fabrics release more of these minute, problematic fibres during laundering than polyester textiles; but it was also found that in a wastewater treatment situation, the biodegradation of natural textile fibres is markedly more rapid than that of synthetics.

Full article: https://www.ecotextile.com/2018030823319/materials-produc...

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