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Toxic Laundry Is Creating A Real-World Stranger Things Monster

Toxic Laundry

Creative Activist Calls On All Nerds to Take Action
on Growing Toxic Laundry Epidemic

Viral artist and social activist, Ben Wong, is out to stop a monster. Not the creepy one from Netflix’s Stranger Thing, but a real world monster that is contaminating our water supply?

Toxic laundry.

Clothing made from polyester, nylon, spandex and other synthetic material are releasing tiny plastic fibers every time we do our laundry. That water, in turn, gets put back into our water supply through wastewater treatment centers those fibers are too small to be captured through filtration processes. This “toxic laundry” … READ MORE