The plastics industry is leaking huge amounts of microplastics

Millions of plastic pellets are leaking out into the environment from a manufacturing site in Stenungsund. This has been shown by a new study conducted by researchers at the University of Gothenburg. Despite several international and national sets of regulatory frameworks, the leaking continues.

The plastics industry is leaking huge amounts of microplastics

The problem of plastic pellets in marine environments has been reported since the 1970s and the first recommendations for legislation were introduced in the USA back in the 1990s. However, in ...

Tue 20 Feb 18 from Phys.org

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Industry is leaking huge amounts of microplastics, Swedish study shows

Millions of plastic pellets are leaking out into the environment from a manufacturing site in Stenungsund, according to a new Swedish study. Despite several international and national sets of ...

Tue 20 Feb 18 from ScienceDaily

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