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Fibre Intro: Polyester

Polyester is the world’s most commonly used fibre, overtaking cotton in 2002. Prized for its relative cheapness, strength, lightness and wrinkle-free properties, polyester can be woven, knitted and blended with other fibres. Although not water absorbent, polyester can be processed (as polypropylene and microfibres) to ‘wick’ water away from the skin. Polyester is made through a chemical reaction involving coal, petroleum, air and water. As such, itis associated with petrochemical pollution impa…

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