They can result from tiny particles designed for commercial use, such as cosmetics, microfibers shed from clothing and other textiles, such as fishing nets.
On the other hand, they can be caused by a breakdown of larger plastic items, such as water bottles. This breakdown is caused by exposure to environmental factors, mainly the sun’s radiation and ocean waves 🌊
The problem with microplastics is that they do not readily break down into harmless molecules. Plastics can take hundreds or thousands of years to decompose—and in the meantime, wreak havoc on the environment.
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