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Parliamentary debates and questions

S5W-10810: Mark Ruskell (Mid Scotland and Fife)

Scottish Green Party

Date lodged: 16 August 2017

To ask the Scottish Government what action Scottish Water is taking to reduce marine pollution from plastic clothing fibres.

Answered by: Roseanna Cunningham 1 September 2017

Scottish Water has no current experience or technologies in place to separate out and treat microplastics, microbeads or micro fibres from the organic content on an operational scale and at reasonable cost.