Writing about climate change often feels like having to tell a child that their toy is actually hurting their health and it's best to give it up.
The term 'microplastics' is said to have been first used in 2004, by Richard Thompson, a marine biologist. To define them technically, microplastics are any and all types of plastic fragments that are less than 5 mm in length.
Sustainability is not an overnight change. It is a practice you adapt to and see the changes over time.
Of course, we don't live in the 19th century so we replace the pen and paper with a blog.