Have you ever wondered if plastic can get into your blood? Common Sea’s has conducted some new research that has found tiny pieces of plastic in 77% of people tested. As we can see, plastic pollution is not going away and our expose continues. Is this the start of our ‘Blood Type’ moving from A+ to Plastic?
It is uncertain what this means for the health of humans right now, or for the health of future generations. Whilst there have been studies that have found plastics in the human placenta, studies like this to find plastic in human blood is the first of its kind.
To read more head onto these links and follow the Common Sea’s ‘Blood Type Plastic’ Campaign. Please also share what you learn with others. The more we learn, the more power we have to make changes to help each other and the planet.
Common Sea’s shares an overview of the study and the Blood Type Plastic campaign in this article.
The Guardian goes into depth on this article for those who want to learn more!
Over the years we have seen an increase in research on micro-plastic in our waterways, we could see the same happen for the effects of plastic on human health!