Study finds 90 percent of table salt contains microplastics


According to a new study that looked at sea, rock, and lake salt, 90 percent of the table salt brands sold around the world contain microplastics. Several years ago, we discovered that microplastics were in sea salt, but we didn’t know how extensive the geographical spread was until now.

Researchers in South Korea and at Greenpeace East Asia tested 39 salt brands, and 36 of them had microplastics. This study — published in this month’s journal of Environmental Science & Technology —… View full post on Inhabitat – Green Design, Innovation, Architecture, Green Building

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