Predatory Plastic: How the Same Stuff That Pollutes Our Water Pollutes Your Body

This episode of Blue Earth is a conversation with John Scott, Senior Chemist at the University of Illinois’, Illinois Sustainable Technology Center. He is focused on emerging contaminants such as microplastics, and is member of the Center’s Applied Research on Industrial and Environmental Systems (ARIES).

John speaks about his research on microplastics, including sizes, shapes, and materials, plus chemical composition and absorption, field studies, how much we have yet to learn, and COVID-related PPE waste.

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