Interazione tra microplastiche e POPs
Le microplastiche sono presenti in tutte le matrici ambientali, in particolare nelle acque, in quantità sempre crescenti; si stima che annualmente pervengano agli oceani 381 milioni di tonnellate di rifiuti di plastica in misura dell’ordine del 50% dovute a oggetti monouso (Ritchie, H.; et.al.2018). Molteplici fattori ambientali determinano nel tempo la riduzione delle dimensioni fino a pochi mm e successivamente a dimensioni sempre inferiori fino a nanoparticelle ( < 100 nm).
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