Tag / microplastics
Global WWF study reveals humans ingest massive amounts of microplastics, equivalent to eating a credit card a week, prompting call for global action from Bluewater
News • Jun 12, 2019 03:30 EDT
Bluewater describes new WWF microplastics study as deeply shocking, demands immediate global action by government’s everywhere and says the report confirms fears about the threat to human health expressed its own recent White Paper, ‘The Global Plastic Calamity’ .
Press releases • Feb 07, 2019 11:18 EST
Approximately half of Americans worry about lead, PFAS, microplastics and other contaminants in water supply
News that microplastics have now been discovered in humans across the globe ‘deeply disturbing’, says Bluewater
Press releases • Oct 23, 2018 08:25 EDT
Microplastics have been detected in humans around the planet, according to research carried out by scientists from the Medical University of Vienna and the Austrian Environment Agency. All participants in the study had consumed plastic wrapped foods or drunk from plastic bottles.
News • Nov 06, 2016 07:10 EST
Microplastics in our oceans and their impact on marine and human life are an environmental problem of global proportions, says Bluewater, a world leader in residential water purification. But in response to new research from Norway, Bluewater warns that microplastics are now also being found in sewage sludge used to fertilize soils for growing food for human consumption.