This is why microplastics should keep us up at night and what we can do about them

Read the full story from the World Economic Forum.

Macroplastic pollution has been catching global attention and mobilization but microplastics are still lagging in terms of regulatory and corporate action. There needs to be more awareness around the impact paint and tyres have on microplastic pollution as they are the leading sources of environmental leakage. May 2023 negotiations around the UN Plastics Treaty in Paris present an unmissable opportunity to set legally binding global measures to address microplastic pollution.

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