The need to carefully cull compost: Research suggests microplastics may be entering freshwater and soil from contaminated compost

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(Natural News) Composting is known to be an environment-friendly practice of waste disposal. However, one study published in Science Advances suggests that organic compost and fertilizers may contain some amount of microplastics that make their way into freshwater and soil. Studies have highlighted the presence of microplastics in water, but researchers at the University of Bayreuth…

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