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Art of the Loom: the Future of Sustainable Fashion

... industry. Fabric like polyester are spun from plastic threads, break down into microplastics which get into the soil and water, ultimately entering the food chain. In fact, microplastics have become a leading marine pollutant. Even if countries have good marine debris and wastewater management, microplastics from synthetic fibers in the laundry could still threaten the well-being of life below water. As a contrast and a blessing in fact, natural yarn used in Thai silk and cotton garments are biodegradable and therefore do not break down into microplastics. Thai consumers are equally addicted to fast fashion.  But there is hope on the horizon because a growing number of fashion-loving Thais are choosing homegrown ...
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