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# microplastics - Wednesday 21 April, 2021

Brown Thomas and Arnotts remove 470 cosmetic glitter products from sale
# Microplastics
# Microplastics

Brown Thomas and Arnotts remove 470 cosmetic glitter products from sale

Apr 21st 2021, 6:38 PM 64,626 Views 11 Comments

The group said the move is part of its drive to reduce plastic pollution and manage its environmental footprint.

# microplastics - Monday 19 October, 2020

Bottle-fed babies may ingest 'millions' of microplastics each day, Irish researchers find
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# Research

Bottle-fed babies may ingest 'millions' of microplastics each day, Irish researchers find

Oct 19th 2020, 5:36 PM 34,708 Views 41 Comments

The authors noted that it was in developed nations that babies were likely ingesting the most plastic.

# microplastics - Tuesday 23 June, 2020

Wet wipes: 50% of brands labelled 'flushable' actually contain microplastics (and shouldn't be flushed)
# Pollution
# Pollution

Wet wipes: 50% of brands labelled 'flushable' actually contain microplastics (and shouldn't be flushed)

Jun 23rd 2020, 6:20 AM 12,182 Views 21 Comments

The researched looked at how sanitary products are polluting Irish oceans.

# microplastics - Thursday 15 August, 2019

Microplastics found in Arctic and Alps after being carried by wind and snow, scientists warn
# Microplastics
# Microplastics

Microplastics found in Arctic and Alps after being carried by wind and snow, scientists warn

Aug 15th 2019, 5:43 PM 10,546 Views 17 Comments

The researchers have called for urgent research to assess the health risks of inhalation.

# microplastics - Tuesday 30 July, 2019

Irish teenager wins global science award for removing microplastics from water
# Oceans
# Oceans

Irish teenager wins global science award for removing microplastics from water

Jul 30th 2019, 7:43 AM 448,651 Views 44 Comments

Fionn Ferreira from Cork received a €45,000 bursary.

# microplastics - Saturday 30 June, 2018

Ireland plans to ban sale of new cars with tailpipes by 2030
# Exhaust Fumes
# Exhaust Fumes

Ireland plans to ban sale of new cars with tailpipes by 2030

Jun 30th 2018, 7:30 AM 29,333 Views 73 Comments

The government are also exploring ways of reducing cigarette butt litter.

# microplastics - Wednesday 25 April, 2018

Have we broken the ocean?: 'Read the ingredient list before you buy your next batch of toiletries'
# Read Me
# Read Me

Have we broken the ocean?: 'Read the ingredient list before you buy your next batch of toiletries'

Apr 25th 2018, 7:00 AM 25,213 Views 17 Comments

We need to recognise the damage our plastic addiction is having on our planet, writes Professor Gordon Chambers.

# microplastics - Thursday 8 June, 2017

Public health could be 'at risk' from exposure to microplastics in drinking water
# Microbeads
# Microbeads

Public health could be 'at risk' from exposure to microplastics in drinking water

Jun 8th 2017, 3:13 PM 13,481 Views 15 Comments

A new report from the Environmental Protection Agency delves into the source of microplastics in our waters.