Latest studies by the Nature Conservancy on fabric microfibre emissions through the pre-customer phases of the delivery chain have established the correspondent in every 500 t-shirts produced is misplaced in microfibre contamination.  

The environmental enterprise collaborated with Bain & Company to gather its discoveries which were issued in an announcement– entitled Toward Eliminating Pre-customer discharge of Microplastics from the Fabric Industry – on World Oceans Day. 

“This outline allows us to recognize microfibre contamination in pre-customer fabric production and how we can enhance the ocean health. Earlier, the maximum of attention and studies on microfibre contamination has been on the purchaser’s use and dropping throughout laundering. Nevertheless, we are starting to see the immensity of the issue is comparable at the pre-customer phase,” stated the oceans programs administrator at The Nature Conservancy in California.