New technique detects minute particles of plastics in snow, rain and even soil

Montreal, Canada (SPX) Mar 18, 2021
The snow may be melting, but it is leaving pollution behind in the form of micro- and nano-plastics according to a McGill study that was recently published in Environmental Pollution. The pollution is largely due to the relatively soluble plastics found in antifreeze products (polyethylene glycols) that can become airborne and picked up by the snow. The researchers used a new technique tha Source: NanoDaily.com New technique detects minute particles of plastics in snow, rain and even soil

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