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Every time you wash a polyester garment micro plastics are washed into the water and eventually these micro plastics end up in the ocean where its killing the plankton and therefore the whole ocean eco system. Naturally I sorted through all of my clothes to get rid of the polyester ones. What can I do with them now? I don’t want to donate them to a second hand shop, because thats not ending the washing cycle. I could use the fabric to make toys which won’t get washed. But what can I advise other people to do with their polyester clothing?
I recommend separating into two piles. Items that contain any amount of cellulosic fibers, such cotton, rayon, linen, or ramie, and a pile of “other” (everything that does not contain any cellulosic fibers). Contact https://www.evrnu.com/contact and ask if you can ship those items to them (at your own cost obviously) so they can use it as feedstock for new clothes.
Everything in the “Other” category, determine if you can send it to a waste-to-energy incinerator through your waste company. That is really the only thing that can be done with polyester. It is not fit for human consumption.
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