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THE FILTROL CATCH RATE

GEORGIAN BAY FOREVER- PARRY SOUND PILOT STUDY
Those with GBF installed filters in 97 homes in a small town, representing approximately 10% of households connected to the municipal wastewater treatment plant (WWTP). They evaluated treated final effluent and found a significant reduction in microfibers after filter installation. Furthermore, lint samples from filters revealed an average weekly lint capture of 6.4 g, equivalent to 179,200–2,707,200 microfibers.
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ROCHMAN LAB MICROFIBER POLLUTANT BRIEF
Research indicates that the largest documented source of environmental microfibers is commercial and domestic laundry machines – with the massive volume of synthetic fibers flushed into the ecosystem needing a viable, manageable, scalable solution that is supported by policy and management support
DOMESTIC LAUNDRY POLLUTANTS
An exhaustive and well-documented study of microfiber pollution from a variety of synthetic and natural consumer apparel textile samples, as they are shed during the laundry process and essentially irretrievable upon release into the ecosystem.
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