Clothes washing machine microfibres pollution Werayuth Tes

Stop Ocean Threads

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Our clothes are made of millions of tiny fibres, many of which are plastic. With every wash, microfibres shed from our clothes and can end up in the environment. That's why we want to #StopOceanThreads and get filters fitted in washing machines.

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The problem

63

%

of shrimp in the North Sea contain synthetic fibres

9.4

trillion

microfibres are released every week from clothes washes in the UK

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