The weird nasty pollution covering the once spectacular shorelines of Madeira Portugal, has been around for a few years, at least since 2016 when a team from the Marine and environmental Sciences Centre (MARE) in Portugal began monitoring the plastic buildup. The crust, according to Marine ecologist Ignacio Gestoso, “likely originated by the crash of…

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If you think choosing the fiber content on your garment is the only time to consider its impact on the environment, think again.  More than 700,000 microscopic fibers could be released into wastewater during each use of a home washing machine.  Those plastic fibers are finding their way into our drinking water around the world! …

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