Microplastics contributing to river pollution

Plastic microfibres which includes synthetic fabrics in our clothing and textiles
has been found polluting our rivers. This was based on a study made by Dr Paul Kay
on 28 river samples from six different field sites in Northern England. Dr Kay added, “These tiny plastic fragments and flakes may prove to be one of the biggest challenges in repairing the widespread environmental harm plastics have caused.”

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