When did Patagonia start selling fleece made from recycled bottles?
Though recycled, fleece and other plastic fabrics contribute to microplastic pollution.
Are batteries considered household hazardous waste?
Batteries contain corrosive materials and should be taken to a HHW drop-off point.
How can we minimize the ecological damage of plastic microfibers?
Synthetic fabrics, such as those found in stretchy pants and many workout garments, are known to release microplastic into the environment when washed.
Is it OK to put soft plastic in the recycle if it is labeled with a recycling symbol?
Soft plastic (plastic film) should be avoided when possible. When you do get plastic film, please gather it and bring it to a plastic film drop-off point.