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#microplastics

# microplastics - Monday 19 October, 2020

Bottle-fed babies may ingest 'millions' of microplastics each day, Irish researchers find

The authors noted that it was in developed nations that babies were likely ingesting the most plastic.

# microplastics - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Wet wipes: 50% of brands labelled 'flushable' actually contain microplastics (and shouldn't be flushed)

The researched looked at how sanitary products are polluting Irish oceans.

# microplastics - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Microplastics found in Arctic and Alps after being carried by wind and snow, scientists warn

The researchers have called for urgent research to assess the health risks of inhalation.

# microplastics - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Irish teenager wins global science award for removing microplastics from water

Fionn Ferreira from Cork received a €45,000 bursary.

# microplastics - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Ireland plans to ban sale of new cars with tailpipes by 2030

The government are also exploring ways of reducing cigarette butt litter.

# microplastics - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Have we broken the ocean?: 'Read the ingredient list before you buy your next batch of toiletries'

We need to recognise the damage our plastic addiction is having on our planet, writes Professor Gordon Chambers.

# microplastics - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Public health could be 'at risk' from exposure to microplastics in drinking water

A new report from the Environmental Protection Agency delves into the source of microplastics in our waters.