Plastic Soup Foundation Suggests Using Amberoot Sustainability Ratings

Fighting microfiber pollution demands a collaborative effort from the apparel industry. Among solutions in some steps of this process are filters catching microfibers during washing and the finishing treatments decreasing some microfiber shedding. However, starting with ingredients which do not shed any plastic microfibers into water, soil and air is fundamentally the most sustainable way

Continue reading »

Plastic Soup Foundation’s Workshop on Fighting the Microfiber Pollution

Maria Westerbos Plastic Soup Foundation Microfiber Pollution Amberoot 2

Plastic Soup Foundation is a global non-profit organization raising awareness about plastic pollution. Whether it is fighting microbeads in personal care products with Beat the Microbead Campaign, taking up single use plastic with Plastic Supermarket, ensuring cleaner rivers or fighting plastic microfibers with Ocean Clean Wash Campaign they have creatively informed the public about plastic

Continue reading »

Fashion Films: Stink!

Film Stink Toxic Chemicals in Textiles and Clothing Fashion Films Article Series at Amberoot 1

what got you into filmmaking? Pajamas. One Christmas I bought my daughter pajamas online and when I opened the package it had peculiar odor. So I called the company to make sure they were safe and they completely stone walled me. I was angry that a company wouldn’t give me the information I needed to

Continue reading »