The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration says that microplastics are a major source of global pollution. 1. With microplastics found in up to 94% of tap water, a filter is a great investment. 2. Cut down on using plastic bottles and plastic containers. 3. Don't use beauty products with microbeads. 4. Air drying your clothes can prevent 700,000 microplastics from entering waterways. 5. Microplastics are now in the food chain, so cut down on your meat consumption. 6. Wear clothing made of natural fibers.