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Thousands of tonnes of ocean pollution can be saved by changing washing habits

Almost 13,000 tonnes of microfibres, equivalent to two rubbish trucks every day, are being released into European marine environments every year – but this could be reduced by as much as 30% if we made a small change to our laundry habits. The findings of this study by Northumbria University and Procter & Gamble have been published by PLOS ONE for World Oceans Day on Monday 8 June.
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