Do plastic bags break down? Is the threat of microplastics overblown? Are we all just full of it?
As a researcher in the field of plastic pollution, and as Plastic Oceans International’s Director of Science for North America, I get my fair share of messages telling me how full of it I am about several aspects of the plastic pollution epidemic. Fair point, we can all be wrong sometimes. But I think it’s important to address some of these concerns in a segment that I would like to call … Myth Me With That.