Earth Day 2022 – Invesco

Earth Day 2022: life in plastic, not so fantastic.

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... Plastic waste is everywhere. From Earth’s highest peaks to its deepest oceans. And this year, scientists observed microplastics in human blood for the first time, underscoring its potential health risks. Microplastics – which are smaller than the diameter of a pen – find their way into the food chain and are easily ingested. This could present risks to humans, organisms, biodiversity and ecosystems. What can be done? An EU consultation is underway looking at mitigating the impact of microplastics.

Invesco, meanwhile, has actively engaged with companies about their use of plastics.

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