Posted on Leave a comment

Why Synthetic Dyes Cause Water Pollution – And The Types Of Solutions We Need To Find

Why Synthetic Dyes Cause Water Pollution And the Types of Solutions We Need To Find

In recent years, the harmful effects of the textile industry have been slowly revealed to the Western world. From enabling human trafficking in sweatshops to synthetic dyes being a major cause of water pollution, our consumer culture has wrecked havoc on humans and eco-systems alike. The solution, much like the problem, is complex and multi-faceted. Today, I want to talk about why synthetic dyes are one of the major causes of water pollution, explore the consequences that synthetic dyes have had on both human beings and the planet, explain why natural dyeing on a large scale is impractical and contains its own host of problems, and look into some possible solutions for our future that combine the sciences with the arts to address the cause of water pollution.

Continue reading Why Synthetic Dyes Cause Water Pollution – And The Types Of Solutions We Need To Find