Contaminants in the Urban Environment: Microplastics
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McGuire, Maia, Yun-Ya Yang, Ignacio A. Rodriguez-Jorquera, Gurpal S. Toor, and Alexander J. Reisinger. 2019. “Contaminants in the Urban Environment: Microplastics: SL435/SS649, Rev. 1/2019”. EDIS 2019 (January). Gainesville, FL:7.


This publication is part of a series titled Contaminants in the Urban Environment. This series is intended to give state and local government officials, soil and water scientists, consulting engineers, Extension agents, and citizens (1) a basic understanding of the occurrence, toxic effects and source of various contaminants in the environment and (2) provide guidance on ways to protect human and environmental health.

This 7-page fact sheet is a minor revision written by Maia McGuire, Yun-Ya Yang, Ignacio A. Rodriguez-Jorquera, Gurpal S. Toor, and Alexander J. Reisinger, and published by the UF/IFAS Department of Soil and Water Sciences, January 2019.

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