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What are microplastics ?

Microplastics are tiny plastic particles measuring less than 5 millimetres in size. They exist in many forms, including fragments, fibres, spheres, films and pellets.

Where do microplastics come from ?

01 Primary Microplastics 

Plastic microbeads made for personal care products like face wash, exfoliating scrubs, and toothpaste.

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The breakdown of larger plastic items like synthetic fabrics, tires,  bottles, bags, and packaging.


Up to 35% of all microplastics contaminating our oceans originate from washing synthetic textiles in our homes.

How does this happen? 

Every time you toss your clothes into the washing machine, a quiet yet significant battle unfolds. Mechanical friction and chemical stress cause tiny fibres to break free from your garments.

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An average load of laundry produces 700,000 microplastics! 

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Released fibres from synthetic textiles, like polyester, nylon, and spandex, are a form of microplastics.

Our precious oceans are impacted as the water carrying these microplastics travels from your home through wastewater treatment plants and eventually into natural waterways. 

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Microplastics are 'persistent' pollutants 

Once introduced into the natural environment, microplastics undergo fragmentation into smaller particles but unlike other organic materials, they  do not decompose for decades! 


They continue to accumulate in the environment, contributing to the presence of over 350 trillion particles in our oceans.

Microplastics impact on aquatic life

Microplastics have been discovered in approximately 700 aquatic species, posing a significant threat to marine life. They can lead to behavioral, reproductive, and physiological changes in these species.


Microplastics and climate change 

Microplastic pollution can negatively impact the carbon-sequestration capacity of oceans and mangroves. This can in turn contribute to climate change and global warming.

Microplastics impact on human health 

Microplastics also affect humans. They contaminate our food sources, potentially causing health issues such as immune system disruption, inflammation, and even carcinogenicity


Our Solution

We are actively working on a technological solution that eliminates microplastics and other microfibers released from washing our clothes at home.

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01. Connects to the washing machine discharge hose.

02. Captures microplastics released during the washing process and drains the water. 

03. Completely degrades the microplastics into N2, CO2 and water.

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90%+ capture rate 

Our innovative technology captures  90%+  of microfibers produced during the wash cycle


No Waste

Our technology completely decomposes the captured microfibres, leaving behind no solid or liquid waste.


No Maintenance

Our fully regenerative system requires no maintenance, offering a seamless operation.

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No replacement cartridges  

We designed our solution to eliminate the need for cartridges and replacement filters.

Take  Action!


Switch to natural fibres.

Natural fibres like cotton, silk and hemp, decompose at a faster rate once they reach the natural environment.

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