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‘Plastic Is Lethal’: Groundbreaking Report Reveals Health Risks at Every Stage in Plastics Life Cycle

A first-of-its-kind study released Tuesday, Plastic & Health: The Hidden Costs of a Plastic Planet, looks at the health impacts of every stage in the life cycle of plastics, from the extraction of the fossil fuels that make them to their permanence in the environment. While previous studies have focused on particular products, manufacturing processes or moments in the creation and use of plastics, this study shows that plastics pose serious health risks at every stage in their production, use and disposal.

To find out more, follow the link below:

https://www.ecowatch.com/plastics-toxic-chemicals-health-risks-2629698471.html

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