The largest proportion of the microplastics entering a wastewater treatment plant ends up in the sludge. This sludge can then be used for fertilization of agricultural land. This project aims to investigate the possible risks of spreading microplastics on agricultural land through sludge.
Read more about the project on the official web page of Impasse hosted by NIVA in Norway.
The research project IMPASSE was financed by JPI Water and Formas.