Microplastics are small plastic particles that can be harmful to the environment. Microplastics have been detected in marine water, wastewater, fresh water, food, air and drinking water.
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Microplastics in drinking-water
You Can’t Manage What You Can’t Measure – Facts about Plastic Particle Pollution
Microplastics In Source And Drinking Water
Draft science assessment of plastic pollution
Proposed Regulations for Microbeads in Personal Care Products Used to Exfoliate or Cleanse
Zero plastic waste: Canada’s actions
Methods for Sampling
Laboratory Methods for the Analysis of Microplastics in the Marine Environment: Recommendations for quantifying synthetic particles in waters and sediments
Methods for sampling and detection of microplastics in water and sediment: A critical review
A Scientific Perspective on MicroPlastics in Nature and Society
Distribution, Abundance, and Spatial Variability of Microplastic Pollution in Surface Waters of Lake Superior
Microplastics in Aquatic Systems: An Assessment of Risk
Microplastics in Drinking-Water
Microplastics in ﬁsheries and aquaculture Status of knowledge on their occurrence and implications for aquatic organisms and food safety
Sink to River – River to Tap, A Review of Potential Risks from Nanoparticles and Microplastics
Occurrence of Microplastics in Water…Size Does Matter!
A review of the cost and effectiveness of solutions to address plastic pollution