Plastic is a synthetic or semi-synthetic compound, that has very robust characteristics such as light weighted, low-cost , waterproof and holding heavy weight, depending on its structure. Industries and life without plastic is nearly unthinkable as of today. Just think about the plastic bag when you go grocery shopping. With the increasing industrialization and globalization, plastic production was just ramped up over the years for business and practical reasons. But consequences of this plastic invasion was never considered.
At this point you need to know, that plastic is one of THE threats to the planet and that is why plastic gets an extra chapter here.
And what are microplastics?
Microplastics is plastic in very small pieces, everything smaller than 5mm.
But what is the thread, why is plastic bad? Click here to learn more.
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