Brits Consume a Credit Card-Size Amount of Plastic each Week!

We all eat 5 grams of plastic per week as a result of plastic pollution

Micro-plastic found in Food and Water in Britain

A new study reports we all eat around 5 grams of plastic  — or the equivalent of a credit card — per week.

This is alarming to say the least.

The report: Assessing Plastic ingestion from Nature to People in Nature 2019, by the University of Newcastle, Australia, and the World Wild Fund for Nature (WWF) is very clear in terms of it’s findings and states:

We all consume copies amounts of micro-plastics and it are our individual habits which are decisive as too our exposure.

The university conducted 52 studies and noticed a trend indicating that many of our food and beverages sources now also come with undisclosed amounts of micro-plastics.

We would like it if more of our readers could help support the WWF initiative, which you can find here: Could you be eating a credit card a week?

The figures of the report state that we all eat about 1,769 particles of plastic each week just from drinking water. Meanwhile, micro-plastics are also found in shellfish, beer and salt.

The conclusions

  • We all consume more than 250 Grams of plastic per year.
  • The average person could be ingesting approximately 5 Grams of micro-plastic every week.
  • Plastic pollution affects the natural environment of most species on the planet.
  • The single largest source of plastic ingestion is through water, both bottled and tap water.
Alec Taylor, head of marine policy at the WWF, said the report:
“must serve as a wake-up call to the UK Government”
, adding:
“We don’t want plastic in our ocean, and we don’t want it on our plates. If we’re going to properly address the throwaway plastic pollution crisis, we need urgent action at government, business and consumer levels to tackle its root causes head on.”

Mr Taylor called on leaders to create a global and legally-binding agreement to halt plastic pollution.

The long-term consequences of plastic ingestion are not yet fully understood.

All our articles on micro-plastics in your food and water:

Many news sources report the same facts and finding:

The list of articles written on the subject goes on and on.

Plastic pollution affects the natural environment of most species on the planet.

Make your Tap Water Safe to drink again with a ZeroWater Jug

Well now, there is a much safer way to drink water, and it will save you money – you can buy a ZeroWater water filter jug. These water filter jugs work like filtration systems – the filter traps all sorts of total dissolved solids, impurities, metals, contaminants and micro-plastic or fibers that maybe present in your local water supply.

The fact we all eat 5 grams of micro-plastic per week is alarming. Which makes the ZeroWater Jug a must have for all families in Britain today.

The filter is supposed to be replaced every few weeks since it can get saturated over time as all filters do. But the great thing about the ZeroWater water filter jugs is that not only are they great for purifying water, they are also very affordable.

Instead of spending lots of money every year buying bottled water you will only need to buy a single water filter jug once every few years, and since they don’t cost much you don’t have to worry about that. You will also need to buy spare filters, but these are also very affordable.

The 6 Piece Combo Starter Kit from ZeroWater

In light of this alarming news, we are offering all our customers a 6 Piece Combo Starter Kit which uses our patented Five Stage Filters and comes with a FREE Water Quality Meter and  additional replacement filters. This will allow you to protect your family if you are affected by this water pollution crisis today.

Here is how you can obtain a ZeroWater 6 Piece Combo Starter Kit today?

Step 1: Visit our shop.

a ZeroWater Jug, replacement water filter and bottle

6 Piece Combo Starter Kit

Step 2 : Choose a Jug and checkout

You may still be wondering how the ZeroWater jugs achieves these result, but we would be repeating ourselves.
Just check out this page on our website if you need more information: How It Works!
You can also find a comprehensive and comparative list of all the contaminants our jugs can removes from your tap water here.