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Marine Debris Program and Materevolve Release California Microfiber Workshop Report

March 15, 2021 — California-based sustainable textiles consultancy, Materevolve, and the Marine Debris Program partnered to host an engaging workshop entitled “California Microfiber Workshop: Science, Innovation & Connection,” on Nov. 17, 2020. 

A comprehensive workshop report is now available on the MDP website. The report summarizes the microfibers issue in California, provides an overview of challenges and ideas presented by the speakers and participants at the workshop, and highlights recommendations for future work to address the microfibers issue. The solutions presented include actionable recommendations for policy makers, businesses, and individuals. Support for this workshop and report was provided by a grant from the National Marine Sanctuary Foundation. 

More information, please contact Sherry.Lippiatt@noaa.gov.  

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Last updated Sunday, March 28, 2021 3:53pm PDT