Nurdle

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Nurdles are Lentil sized plastic pellets that are melted down and used as the building blocks for a vast array of items in our daily lives. Nurdles often end up in water systems and oceans where they are ingested by marine organisms that mistake them for fish eggs due to their small size and shape.

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euronews: 'Nurdles' are devastating the environment but they are yet to be classified as hazardous