Tagged With Microplastics

We've now found microplastics on the very highest and lowest points on Earth. Mount Everest is littered with them.


Bottle-fed babies could be ingesting more than 1 million microplastics every day


Microsoft teamed up with a nonprofit using autonomous 'interceptor' boats to clean up the ocean and is helping it identify trash with machine learning



Tiny pellets called 'nurdles' are leeching into the ocean. A new Shell plant could produce 80 trillion of them a year.


Scientists have created magnetic coils thinner than a human hair that could break down plastic in the ocean


An 18-year-old has found a way to use 'magnetic liquid' invented by NASA to remove harmful microplastics from water



Americans accidentally eat 200 tiny pieces of towels, beads, and plastic foams every day. Here's how worried you should be.


Glitter is terrible for the environment. Here's why scientists want you to stop using it.


Tiny plastic particles are polluting the deepest point in the ocean


Scientists have found new evidence that tiny plastic particles might be accumulating in human faeces


McDonald's is scrapping plastic straws in one of its biggest markets -- and the US could be next


Bottled water from major brands like Aquafina, Nestle, and Dasani has been found to contain tiny plastic particles that you're drinking



Bottled water from major brands like Aquafina, Nestle, and Dasani contains tiny plastic particles, and evidence suggests they're major contributors to microplastic trash heaps