Baby Bottles Can Shed Millions of Microplastic Particles: Study
Baby Bottles Can Shed Millions of Microplastic Particles: Study
The project did not assess any implications for children’s health, but the authors recommend changing up how parents use baby bottles to reduce the amount of plastic in formula or breastmilk.
Baby Bottles Can Shed Millions of Microplastic Particles: Study
Baby Bottles Can Shed Millions of Microplastic Particles: Study

The project did not assess any implications for children’s health, but the authors recommend changing up how parents use baby bottles to reduce the amount of plastic in formula or breastmilk.

The project did not assess any implications for children’s health, but the authors recommend changing up how parents use baby bottles to reduce the amount of plastic in formula or breastmilk.

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Microplastics in Drinking Water Don’t Threaten Human Health: WHO
Microplastics in Drinking Water Don’t Threaten Human Health: WHO
Ashley P. Taylor | Aug 22, 2019
A new report finds no evidence of a current danger from microplastics, but the World Health Organization urges further research.
Organic Fertilizers Rife With Microplastics: Study
Organic Fertilizers Rife With Microplastics: Study
Shawna Williams | Apr 4, 2018
Converting biowaste to plant food is an overlooked source of tiny plastic pollutants, researchers say.
Contributors
Contributors
Diana Kwon | Jun 1, 2017
Meet some of the people featured in the June 2017 issue of The Scientist.
Plastic Pollutants Pervade Water and Land
Plastic Pollutants Pervade Water and Land
Ee Ling Ng | Jun 1, 2017
Contamination of marine and terrestrial ecosystems by microplastics is putting individual organisms at risk.
Infographic: Plastic Pollution
Infographic: Plastic Pollution
Ee Ling Ng | May 31, 2017
Both macroplastic items, such as bags, bottles, and other packaging, and products containing micro- and nanoplastic particles—from cosmetics to paints—contaminate the Earth’s ecosystems.
Infographic: Plastics’ Effects
Infographic: Plastics’ Effects
Ee Ling Ng | May 31, 2017
Lab studies suggest that plastic pollutants in the environment could have detrimental effects on animals’ physiology.