Adele Peters of Fast Company reports on a new invention that removes microplastics from water.
- A research team led by Australia’s RMIT University has created a powder-like material to capture microplastics in waste treatment plants.
- The material, which is magnetic and easy to collect after cleanings, can remove microplastics from treatment plants within an hour.
- The research team is now looking to scale up its innovation for industrial and oceanic uses.
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