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News that microplastics have now been discovered in humans across the globe ‘deeply disturbing’, says Bluewater

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.

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Time to start worrying about microplastics in our farming fields?

Time to start worrying about microplastics in our farming fields?

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.