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Australians are washing microplastics down the drain and it’s ending up on our farms

By Shima Ziajahromi, Advance Queensland Research Fellow, Griffith University
Frederic Leusch, Professor of Environmental Science, Griffith University
We sampled sewage sludge from 13 wastewater treatment plants across three states. We found every resident adds microplastics to farmland, in dried sewage sludge (biosolids) used as fertiliser.The Conversation

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