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Wrapped in a sea of plastic

 


By now most of us have read that plastic, that incredibly useful product that all of us use every day, is fast becoming public enemy number one.

We have been using plastics for decades, and as a result, plastic is everywhere: in our fish, in our food, in our oceans, in our waste water treatment systems, and in our public spaces. We use plastics in every part of our lives, from single-use plastics, such as bags, bottles, and straws, to our babies’ toys to our nylon clothes to our paint. Plastic particles and plastic microbeads are used in our shampoo, toothpaste, soap, and millions of othe...



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