Plastic is everywhere around us. Take a look away from the screen around you and you’ll probably see something made from plastic. Now look back at your screen an- OH JESUS THAT’S MADE FROM PLASTIC TOO.
It’s probably the most used quote in the sustainable clothing movement in the past few years. 'Fashion is the second most polluting industry there is', followed by a claim that only oil is worse as an industry. It’s easy to understand, catchy and dooming. Great slogan you might think. There’s only one problem with it.
Care labels, you know, those itchy pieces of plastic on the inside of your clothing. Why are they there and what does everything mean that's on it? In this Future Friday we'll dive in the world of these small, but important thingies.
Have you ever had a small problem in your life like missing the bus, just as you thought you were going to make it? Well, we bet you haven't encountered a problem yet that's so small you can only see it with a microscope.