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Published on Wednesday, 27 April 2016

G-Star partners with ocean waste NGO

Written by John Mowbray

Photo credit: C-Jason Childs – Jimbaran Bay

AMSTERDAM – Denim and apparel brand G-Star has entered a partnership with the Plastic Soup Foundation to highlight the issue of the vast quantity of plastic debris which now litters the world's oceans. As Ecotextile News has reportedly extensively in recent years, the machine washing of clothes is a major source of plastic pollution in the oceans as each garment laundering sees synthetic garments shed small plastic fibres that end up in the water and pollute waterways.