These tiny plastics make their way up the food chain and into your diet

Read the full story in the Indianapolis Star.

They float in our air. They pollute our rivers, lakes and oceans. They lurk in our drinking water and even in your favorite Great Lakes brew. We can’t often see them, but microplastics are everywhere.

Including probably in your stomach.

But what exactly are these hidden plastic pollutants? And are they harmful?

For Plastic Free July — a global movement to reduce plastic use and waste — we are diving into the tiny world of microplastics to better understand what they are, where they are found, and how they affect us and the environment.

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