How Clothes and Personal Care Products Destroy the Environment and Circulate Plastic Back Into the Food Supply


By Dr. Mercola While most of our grandparents used natural products packaged in reusable, recyclable or degradable containers made from glass, metals and paper, the current generation has grown up surrounded by non-biodegradable plastics made with toxic chemicals. Saying that plastics are “everywhere” is hardly an exaggeration anymore. You can find it in virtually every area of your household: in containers of all kinds, bags, baby items, electronics and even clothing and personal care products, in the form of microfibers and microbeads. Discarded plastic — both large and microscopic — circles the globe, choking our oceans and polluting our food supply, ultimately finding their way into your body where they can accumulate over time. And, the potential for catastrophic environmental and biological consequences grows with every discarded bottle and bag, with every shower and every load of wash. Plastic — A Most Harmful Convenience Many of the chemicals used in the manufacture of p
http://articles.mercola.com/sites/articles/archive/2017/03/18/how-clothes-personal-care-products-destroy-environment.aspx

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