• I research harmful microplastics. Here's what I do to keep my family safe from their toxic chemicals

    12 days ago - By Business Insider

    Microplastics are 10 times more abundant in baby poop than adult poop. Thats partly why plastics expert Laura Hardman keeps plastic away from her baby. Robyn Phelps/Insider As an expert on microplastics, here's what I do to keep my family safe. This is an as-told-to-essay based on a conversation with Laura Hardman, 33, the mother of a 5-month-old and the director of the Ocean Wise Plastic Initiative at the Ocean Wise Plastic Lab in Vancouver, Canada. Hardman does research on microplastics - tiny pieces of plastic debris that are broken down from larger plastic items. Microplastics are...
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