What is polyester?

  • Polyster is a synthetic fabric.
  • Most fabric used in "Fast Fashion" is made from petroleum. 
  • Synthetic fabrics such as Polyester, Acrylic, Nylon, Spandex and Acetate are all made from non renewable fossil fuels.  The production of these synthetic fabrics is emission-intensive and environmentally degrading.
  • polyester catch fire very easily, will burn away in no time, mostly synthetic fibre shrink when they come in contact with flame. 
  • polyester does not allow air to pass through does making the Fabric very hot.


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Updated on: 10-Oct-2022


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