Taiwan government urged to address microplastics via source reduction
Fonte: Taiwan News
Incentives for more eco-products and awareness are needed
TAIPEI (Taiwan News) – In the wake of a study last month suggesting that 44 percent of tap water in Taiwan contains microplastics, the Research Bureau of the Legislative Yuan has proposed source reduction and incentives for development of products made with eco-materials to cut the plastics footprint.
Microplastics, defined as small plastic fragments less than five millimeters in size, have become a growing global concern as the pieces are starting to pollute the ocean and enter the food chain, posing health risks to people.
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