Groundbreaking study finds 13.3 quadrillion plastic fibers in California’s environment

Groundbreaking study finds 13.3 quadrillion plastic fibers in California’s environment


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“The unprecedented plastic waste tide plaguing our oceans and shores, can become as limited as our chosen relationship with plastics, which involves a dramatic behavioral change on our part…” — Claire Le Guern, author of “Plastic Pollution: The Great Plastic Tide” ©-2009.

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A study in California has laid bare the staggering scale of pollution from plastic microfibers in synthetic clothing – one of the most widespread, yet largely invisible, forms of plastic waste…

Read Full Article, Guardian UK (10-16-2020)

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