Researchers develop coating that prevents synthetic fabrics from shedding harmful microplastics in the wash

Gerard Ortiz

A crew of scientists at the College of Toronto have created a resolution to cut down the amount of microplastic fibres shed when washing synthetic materials.    In a entire world swamped by quickly manner – an business that makes a superior-quantity of cheaply created garments at an immense value to the environment – more than […]

‘Vegan,’ ‘sustainable’: How to spot greenwashing in fashion

Gerard Ortiz

January 27, 2023 at 6:30 a.m. EST (Video: Washington Post illustration; Carolyn Van Houten/The Washington Post; iStock) Comment on this story Comment “Eco-friendly.” “Vegan.” “Organic.” “Ethical.” “Sustainable.” These clothing labels have become ubiquitous as consumers continue to grow more concerned about the industry’s significant environmental, climate and social impacts, prompting […]

The ‘Clock Is Ticking’: Is Fashion Ready For Increased Demand For And Scrutiny Of Sustainability? – Environmental Law

Gerard Ortiz

Sustainability is trendy. Amid shifting consumer sentiment and mounting criticism in the press, international legislation is forcing change in how companies make and market their products. On December 14, 2022, the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) voted unanimously to update its Green Guides for the Use of Environmental claims and announced […]

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