A washing-machine filter to deal with plastic micro-fibres

We wash away huge amounts of micro-plastics:

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We might be making progress in finding a solution, as reported by Radio Exe:

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Exeter students develop ocean-friendly filter

A team of University of Exeter students … have developed a new filter that can degrade and dissolve plastic microfibres that come off clothing in washing machines…

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Image: University of Exeter

Exeter students develop ocean-friendly filter

   
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