Microplastics and Microfibers
Research about microplastics pollution is just starting to emerge among scientists, but it is a major concern.
You may recall attention focused on banning or advocating for the discontinuation of tiny plastic particles in the form of microplastic beads from cosmetics, toothpaste and other consumer products often too small to be filtered by wastewater treatment plants.
These work their way from our sinks and showers through treatment plants and into the oceans, where they make their way into the digestive tracts of sea turtles, sea birds and fish (and, subsequently, humans). Continue reading “Fighting Microfiber Pollution“