Study finds ‘biodegradable’ bioplastics remain in the soil and contaminate farmland
14 Nov 2023
Findings on the longevity of “biodegradable” bioplastics in agricultural soils, contradicting industry norms, have been revealed in a scientific study by Wageningen Uni...
Bisphenol A present in the bodies of nearly all Europeans
19 Sep 2023
The European Environment Agency reported that Bisphenol A (BPA), a chemical known for its potential to disrupt hormones and commonly used in food packaging, has been found in the b...
Microwaving plastic baby food packaging releases microparticles, study reports
04 Jul 2023
Scientists from the University of Nebraska-Lincoln have discovered that plastic baby pouches emit significant amounts of microplastic particles when heated in a microwave oven, pac...
Microplastic pollution: recent study shows the presence of microplastics in human blood
25 Mar 2022
A pioneering study trying to detect the presence of microplastic pollution in human blood was published this week, showing alarming results. Microplastics were found in t...
Microplastic particles can now be found in human organs
21 Oct 2020
Microplastic and nanoplastic particles can now be observed in human organs thanks to a new technique. Microplastics have polluted the entire planet, yet their potential impact on h...