What's The Deal With Microplastics in Clothing?

Microplastics seem to be a topic of growing conversation in regards to clothing. So what are microplastics? Why are microplastics in our clothes? And how are microplastics harming the environment? Let’s discuss & see how we, as conscious consumers, can take action!

Basically microplastics are what they sound like…tiny pieces of plastic. Clothing made with synthetic fibers such as polyester, nylon, and acrylic have plastic in them. Microplastics are typically released when washing garments made from these synthetic fibers. A lot of our athleisure wear such as leggings are crafted using these synthetic fibers.

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Recycled Water Bottles Turned to Sustainable, Stylish Table Settings: BottleCloth

Starting to dream up your holiday table setting? BottleCloth table linens are perfect for adding pizzazz with a touch of sustainability. BottleCloth's bold table linens are made out of recycled plastic bottles. 

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Renewal Workshop: Repurposing Garments for Good

After working in the apparel industry, Renewal Workshop co-founders Nicole and Jeff noticed an opportunity to change the way brands view unwanted and excess product, in an effort to keep textiles out of landfills. For example, when a product is returned to a brand with a rip or a dysfunctional zipper, this garment cannot be sold as new apparel and typically ends up in a landfill.

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Newly: Sustainable Home Goods Made From Recycled Materials

Newly is on a mission to repurpose unused materials, increase sustainability, and positively impact the environment by creating long lasting products for the home. Newly’s beautiful home goods are made from 100% recycled materials.

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