Golf Magazine

Unfit Sportswear

By Golfrefugees

We need to re-design sportswear. Why? Plastic should be considered “toxic” when it gets into the environment because of its ability to attract poisonous chemicals “like a magnet”. Tiny pieces of plastic laden with chemicals are finding their way through the gut into the flesh of seafood and, from there, into the human food chain. Microplastics comes from a range of sources, including the 1,900 tiny fibres that can be produced each time a single piece of synthetic clothing is washed. Plastic 'polyester' sportswear (outdoor wear) when washed is poisoning our oceans.

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