United Nations
Project Sea Change - advanced filtering of laundry effluent to screen microparticles and microplastics
by Xeros Technology Group (Private sector)
Develop laundry effluent filtration system for laundry that removes microparticles, including microplastics, from discharges. Goal is to develop a technology that significantly reduces or eliminates microplastic discharge into water bodies, including the ocean, from the washing of synthetic fabrics.
Progress reports
By 2025, prevent and significantly reduce marine pollution of all kinds, in particular from land-based activities, including marine debris and nutrient pollution
Type of commitment
  • Wastewater treatment
  • Other (please specify): Eliminate discharge of microplastics from laundry effluent
December 2018
Provide open source technology for filtration system for laundry effluent to remove microparticles including microplastics
Staff / Technical expertise
Xeros research and development team
Basic information
Time-frame: 2017 March - 2018 December
No partners
Ocean Basins
  • Global
Beneficiary countries
Other beneficaries
Contact information
Tony Stewart, Global Operations Director, Tony.stewart@xerostech.com, +44740963386
Sheffield, England
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