GBF Report - Polystyrene Foam

Problems with Polystyrene Foam Environmental fate and effects in the Great Lakes Prepared by Lisa Erdle Lisa Erdle is a PhD candidate at the University of Toronto. She researches the effects of microplastics on animals that are part of a Great Lakes food web. In her work, Lisa collaborates with the Ministry of the Environment, Conservation and Parks (MECP) as well as Environment and Climate Change Canada (ECCC) to better understand how microfibers — one of the most common types of microplastics — impact fish and invertebrates through physical and chemical processes. Protecting your water.