Health and climate, but the P-word is still taboo
Health care is facing the effects of climate change while being one of the polluters contributing to it. Plastic Health Summit 2021 breaks taboo around plastic.
Amsterdam, May 16 2018 – The BBC has recently demonstrated that teabags which appear to be made of only paper sometimes also contain plastic. The added plastic, however, is rarely mentioned on the packaging, and so the consumer remains blissfully unaware. Plastic teabags are just another way for microplastics to end up in the environment, and likely also the human body — without the tea-drinkers’ knowledge.
Also read: Microplastics in bottled water
Research has shown that plastic affects our fertility and that of our children. Learn more about this at the Plastic Health Summit.
The European PEF method of labelling textile does not sufficiently take the environmental effects of synthetic clothing into account
Are we breathing in microplastics? What’s in the dust outside and in our houses? Find out at the Plastic Health Summit 2021!