How do we detect microplastics at home?
Agglomeration and staining to detect microplastics at home.
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Humanity-wide avoidance and replacement of plastic
Agglomeration and removal of microplastics from water and food
A portable optical sensor for the detection of transparent and translucent microplastics
Asamoah, B. O., Kanyathare, B., Roussey, M., & Peiponen, K.-E. (2019). A prototype of a portable optical sensor for the detection of transparent and translucent microplastics in freshwater. Chemosphere, 231, 161–167. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.chemosphere.2019.05.114