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Published on Thursday, 01 June 2017

Research says fibre length affects environmental release

Written by John Mowbray

Wiki, Microplastic particles influence in Perch Larval

WASHINGTON - US research recently examined the size and mass of microplastic fibres released from synthetic textiles during simulated home washing under controlled laboratory conditions. They researchers found that fibre staple length and/or debris encapsulated inside the fabric from yarn spinning could be responsible for releasing stray fibres.


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