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We’ve broken down the sources, processes, byproducts, and end products of synthetic fabrics to help you understand what you are wearing. We discuss the effects of synthetics on our environment and personal health. The use of synthetic fabric in the fashion industry is helping create dangerously cheap clothing at the expense of many.

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How To: Go Natural

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The Fishing Bait Wax Worm May Help Us Tackle Our Plastic Problem

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Semi-Synthetic Fabric: Rayon, Modal, Lyocell, & Cupro

Rayon fabric, modal fabric, lyocell fabric, and Cupro are...
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What Is Polyester Fabric?

In short, polyester is plastic. Polyester fabric is a...
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What Is Acrylic Fabric?

Acrylic fabric is made with plastic threads. The plastic threads...
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What is Polyamide Fabric? What Is Nylon Fabric?

Polyamide fabric, also known as nylon fabric, is a...
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The Differences Between Synthetic, Semi-synthetic, & Natural Fibers

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Why do I smell bad when I wear polyester fabric?

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