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Nurdles are a growing pollution problem

The looming threat of plastic pollution is undoubtedly one of mankind’s greatest challenges. More than 381 million tons of plastic are produced worldwide each year, and plastic is now found in our soil, lakes, rivers and oceans, as well as in the bodies of humans and wildlife.  According to Environmental Health News, “Two-thirds of all plastic ever produced remains in the environment,” which helps explain why tap water, bottled water, sea salt and a variety of seafood all come with a “side order” of microplastic.  Read more....

 

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