Plastic Fibres in Tap Water – Worldwide

Plastic fibres found in tap water around the world, study reveals

The Guardian published, that billions of people globally are drinking-water-contaminated by plastic particles,
with 83% of samples found to be polluted. Read the article here:

https://www.theguardian.com/environment/2017/sep/06/plastic-fibres-found-tap-water-around-world-study-reveals

 

In short:

Worldwide 83 %, USA 94 %, Europe 72 %

Why should you care? Microplastics have been shown to absorb toxic chemicals linked to cancer and other illnesses, and then release them when consumed by fish and meat.

More you can find on OrbMedia about invisible plastics.