The Problem With Athleisure Overflow

Microfibers from synthetic clothing are filling our wardrobes and the environment

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Photo: Ariel Wodarcyk

A biology research group has estimated that a single synthetic garment sheds about 1,900 microfibers per laundry cycle.

Now is the perfect time to look at how we as consumers, scientists, and designers can start to solve the problem.

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