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Eco-Living: Laundry Day

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Eco-Living: Laundry Day

  Laundry is one of my favorite chores. I get to toss my clothes in the wash, then do something else for 40 minutes while the machine cleans my clothes. It's like magic. However, there's a dark side to this magic.  Textiles are the largest known source of marine microplastic pollution. Scientists estimate there is 2.2 million tons of the microplastic pollution in the world's oceans from textiles. They believe laundry is a significant source of that pollution. That's not even talking about the plastic jugs or toxic chemicals in traditional laundry detergents and fabric softeners.  How do we combat plastic pollution and keep...

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