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Do You Want Microplastics On Your Chips?

Do You Want Microplastics On Your Chips?

Studies worldwide have led to conclusions that microplastics are found in salts. But to understand the scope and breadth of the problem firsthand, we purchased eight different types of salt to conduct research into the microplastic content per kilogram of salt.…

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Plastics: a macro or micro problem?

Plastics: a macro or micro problem?

Plastic as a problem is no longer a new phenomenon with ever-growing focus and concern on the volume of plastic in the environment. According to Greenpeace, 12.7 million tonnes of plastic make their way to the oceans each year threatening the marine ecosystem. Paul Walker, SOCOTEC’s technical and development specialist, discusses microplastic analysis and its importance to understanding how widespread plastic is in our marine environment.…

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