Local Vendor Tackles Microplastics

Valhalla rents clothes, and so they do a lot of washing.  “We installed a microplastic filter on our washer. The filter keeps plastic from polluting our waterways.”

What is microplastic?

Microplastics are tiny 1/8″ (or smaller) pieces of plastic that have broken down from larger pieces of plastic that were released from washing petroleum based clothing like polyester.

While it may not seem like a big deal (you can’t even see them in water) it is incredibly harmful to aquatic life. Over a million tons are released from our washers every single year.

Read more here.