The mass volumes of plastic floating in the ocean is not breaking news for anyone. Blue Planet has shown us the damaging impacts of plastic on marine life; the images of fish chewing on plastic bags are devastating. Feeling hopeless about the situation is inevitable, although having the power to make more conscious fashion choices is a wonderful thing. As consumers, we can reduce the levels of microplastic entering the ocean with every wash of clothes we bundle into the machine. But, where can we even start with an issue so large yet so small as microplastics?
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