Reducing our use of plastic, specifically single-use plastic, has for many become somewhat of an everyday action. Having the nicest, coolest, and most popular (we can’t help but mention the Stanley cup) water bottle has become a sign of good taste. Similarly, doing your weekly food shop and forgetting to bring your favourite tote bag (we all have one) seems unthinkable. But why is this not the case when it comes to our clothes? 

Polyester, nylon, elastane, and acrylic. Sounds familiar, right? Looking through your wardrobe you’ll most likely realise that many of the garments you have hanging in the closet are made from these fibers. 

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