News Feature | August 15, 2020

The Hurdles Of Nurdles

Source: KLa Systems

Their name might sound like something out of a cartoon, but nurdles are causing quite the stir.

Nurdles, tiny pellets used for producing a plethora of plastic products, are a growing pollution source in global waterways and along coastlines. While barely the size of a lentil and weighing only about 20 milligrams, more than 200,000 tons of nurdles are reportedly finding their way from cargo ships into the oceans each year.

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