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Could the UK follow US states in microfibre legislation?

Could the UK follow US states in microfibre legislation?

Published on Friday, 01 June 2018 Could the UK follow US states in microfibre legislation? Written by David Styles Details Tweet LONDON – Earlier this year, the US states of California and Connecticut took the unprecedented step of proposing legislation which would see polyester garments legally required to bear warning labels regarding their potential to shed microfibres during domestic washing cycles. This motion, despite still being at a formative stage, has divided opinion in a sector still coming to terms with the enormity of the oceanic microfibre pollution which has been directly linked to its products. To assess whether this type of legislative action could take place in other nations, we spoke to the UK shadow flooding, fishing & coastal communities minister, Holly Lynch MP, who provided her take on the current situation, the British government’s environmental com...

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Published on Tuesday, 05 June 2018 UK campaign looks to raise textile microfibre awareness Written by David Styles Details...

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