Do you consume a credit card's worth of plastic every week?

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Do you consume a credit card's worth of plastic every week?People worldwide could be ingesting five grammes of microscopic plastic particles every week, equivalent in weight to a credit card, researchers said Wednesday. Coming mostly from tap and especially bottled water, nearly invisible bits of polymer were also found in shellfish, beer and salt, scientists and the University of Newcastle in Australia reported. 'Not only are plastics polluting our oceans and waterways and killing marine life, it's in all of us,' said Marco Lambertini, director general of WWF International, which commissioned the new report.


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