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Plastic pollution: Washed clothing’s synthetic mountain of ‘fluff’

Scientists calculate how many tiny fibres our polyester and nylon garments lose in the wash. Source: https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-54182646 Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and shared…

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Big plastic polluters accused of ‘hypocrisy’ over pledges to reduce waste while lobbying to block reforms

<p>Coca-Cola, PepsiCo and Nestle among companies that lobby to block legislation on plastic reforms while promising publicly they will cut waste, report finds</p> Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/news/business/plastic-waste-pollution-coca-cola-pepsi-nestle-sustainability-b455891.html…

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Ten times more plastic dumped in Atlantic than previously believed

Study is first of its kind to measure ‘invisible’ microplastic particles beneath the ocean surface across the entire Atlantic, researchers say Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/plastic-pollution-oceans-atlantic-toxic-marine-life-a9676076.html Droolin’ Dog…

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Microplastics now being found in human organs

Already wreaking havoc on marine ecosystems, there is growing evidence of their impact on human health Source: https://www.independent.co.uk/environment/microplastics-pollution-oceans-human-organs-a9674701.html Droolin’ Dog sniffed out this story and…

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Common seafood meals contain surprising amounts of microplastics

When it comes to seafood, the biggest concern on most people’s minds is the mercury risk, something that’s relatively easy to avoid by making certain…

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EU Plastics Ban: “Doesn’t Go Far Enough”

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