The plastic in your clothes: polyester fleece jackets release 1.7 grams of plastic microfibres each time they go into the wash, according to a study by the University of California at Santa Barbara. Photo: Shutterstock

Plastic in clothes: the fashion labels saying no to non-recycled fabric and materials

  • From nylon to polyester, the plastic in what we wear may be less visible than it is in bottles or straws, but it is no less toxic
  • Brands such as Everlane and Patagonia are cutting out ‘virgin’ plastics, but the fight is also against apathy and ignorance among shoppers
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The plastic in your clothes: polyester fleece jackets release 1.7 grams of plastic microfibres each time they go into the wash, according to a study by the University of California at Santa Barbara. Photo: Shutterstock
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