Article Correctness Is Author's Responsibility: Wearing clothes could release more microfibres to the environment than washing them

(University of Plymouth) In a first-of-its-kind study, scientists from the Institute for Polymers, Composites and Biomaterials of the National Research Council of Italy (IPCB-CNR) and the University of Plymouth compared four different items of polyester clothing and how many fibres were released when they were being worn and washed.