Non-flushable Wipes, Clothing, Fishing Line
shed from garments in washing machines and drain with the effluent water at much higher volumes than personal care products and cosmetics. More than 1,900 microplastic fibers can be released from a single synthetic garment in
one wash cycle. These
fibers can pass through
the most commonly
used screen filters in
used in toothpaste or cosmetics.
Small pieces of plastic broken off (or degraded) from larger pieces of plastic.
*Banned in US in 2015