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Living Planet: The dirty truth about washing our clothes

While modern, reusable, cloth diapers certainly reduce the amount of single-use plastics sent to the landfill, there's increasing concern about the microplastics that come off synthetic fabrics when we wash them. In trying to solve one environmental problem, are well-meaning parents actually contributing to another? Samantha Early literally aired her dirty laundry to find out.

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