Microplastics Update: January

Journal Articles

Microplastics in the commercial seaweed nori

Microplastic pollution in deep-sea sediments and organisms of the Western Pacific Ocean

Assessment of microplastics release from polyester fabrics: the impact of different washing conditions

Low concentrations and low spatial variability of marine microplastics in oysters (Crassostrea virginica) in a rural Georgia estuary

Performance evaluation of MBR in treating microplastics polyvinylchloride contaminated polluted surface water

Occurrence and removal of microplastics in an advanced drinking water treatment plant (ADWTP)

Can microplastics pose a threat to ocean carbon sequestration?

Microplastics in beluga whales (Delphinapterus leucas) from the Eastern Beaufort Sea

Environmental samples of microplastics induce significant toxic effects in fish larvae

In the News

Smith, Greenstein Bill Banning Single-Use Plastics Passes Senate

WHO invites experts to join evaluation of microplastics pollution

A plateful of plastic: Visualising the amount of microplastic we eat

Revealed: microplastic pollution is raining down on city dwellers

The 5-gram problem: How Reuters depicted human consumption of microplastics

Microplastics are turning up everywhere

Microplastics distruct local food chains, study finds

New study reveals higher microplastics in London air compared to other cities

Conferences

International Conference on Waste Management and Remediation Engineering – New York City, U.S.A. (01/30/20-01/31/20)

15th World Convention on Waste Recycling and Reuse – Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia (02/21/20-02/22/20)

MICRO 2020 Fate and Impact of Microplastics: Knowledge, Actions and Solutions – Arrecife, Spain (11/23/20-11/27/20)

Employment Opportunities

OCEANA – Various Positions

PlasticBank – Various Positions