Microplastics in wastewater treatment plants: Detection, occurrence and removal.

@article{Sun2019MicroplasticsIW,
  title={Microplastics in wastewater treatment plants: Detection, occurrence and removal.},
  author={Jing Sun and Xiaohu Dai and Qilin Wang and Mark C. M. van Loosdrecht and Bing-Jie Ni},
  journal={Water research},
  year={2019},
  volume={152},
  pages={
          21-37
        }
}
  • J. Sun, X. Dai, +2 authors B. Ni
  • Published 2019
  • Environmental Science, Medicine
  • Water research
Microplastics have aroused increasing concern as they pose threats to aquatic species as well as human beings. They do not only contribute to accumulation of plastics in the environment, but due to absorption they can also contribute to spreading of micropollutants in the environment. Studies indicated that wastewater treatment plants (WWTPs) play an important role in releasing microplastics to the environment. Therefore, effective detection of the microplastics and understanding their… Expand
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