Jeans contribute to water pollution from Great Lakes to Arctic: Study
Marta Czurylowicz
Reporter, Ontario

Jeans contribute to water pollution from Great Lakes to Arctic: Study

Believe it or not, on average, each North American owns seven pairs of jeans. Each pair sheds about 50,000 microfibres per wash. These little fibres are getting through filtration systems, and are ultimately making their way all the way to the bottom of the Arctic Ocean.

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