Irish EPA: Over a billion microplastic particles a year spread on farmland with sewage sludge

Recycling and landfills among other sources of microplastic to inland waters


(IRE) – A new study published by the Irish Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has highlighted the role of plastics recycling, landfilling and the land spreading of sewage sludge as important sources of microplastic pollution in freshwater environments. Wastewater treatment plants were identified as one of the ...

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