You Eat a Credit Card's Worth of Plastic Each Week, Says This Unsettling WWF Campaign

New study suggests humans consume 100,000 microplastics every year

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Urban legend has it that the average person eats eight spiders per year while sleeping. While that (thankfully) isn’t true, a new body of research points to a similar statistic that unfortunately seems to be all too real: people ingest approximately five grams of plastic per week.

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