The great plastic bag myth | Climate & Capitalism

In 2017 the Ellen MacArthur Foundation estimated that, by weight, there will be more plastics than fish in the sea by 2050. As for humans, we consume micro and nano plastics via food and water, and also breathe them in. A study by the university of Newcastle in 2019 found that on average we each ingest around 5 grams of plastic per week – the equivalent weight of a credit card.

https://climateandcapitalism.com/2022/01/05/the-great-plastic-bag-myth/

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