Tiny but deadly – time for the EU to tackle microplastic pollution
Microplastics – and the even smaller nanoplastics – are everywhere: in the environment, in the ocean, in our food... Despite this, policymakers have long overlooked microplastic pollution. The tide is slowly changing: the European Union is seeking advice from citizens on how to confront this problem. As part of the Rethink Plastic alliance, ECOS has called on policymakers to tackle microplastics at the source – before they are even created.
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