A Palate for Plastic? No Way!

Gregory, the Terrible Eater was forced to eat junk which for his family meant literal garbage. It’s a cute 1980s children’s book about choosing healthy eating, but sadly that choice isn’t exactly a reality today. You’ve likely seen some of the heartbreaking images of plastic waste killing marine and wildlife. It shouldn’t be surprising, then, that a recent study reveals humans are ingesting 50,000 particles of microplastic a yearΒ and breathing in a similar quantity. We are now involuntary consumers of plastic, literally, and our planet is being consumed by it.Β  How can we stop this if, as consumers, most everything is made with or comes in plastic?

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