Interview | You eat over 900 tiny pieces of plastic a day

Microplastics are tiny pieces of plastic that pollute the air, the oceans, and the food we eat. Scientists have discovered that we carry microplastics in our bloodstream, but it’s not yet clear how dangerous this is for human health.

Business Insider asked MOMENTUM researcher Dick Vethaak and other researchers in this field what you need to know about how microplastics get into your blood, what this means for your health, and how to avoid them.