My publications on plastics

Lead in plastics – recycling of legacy material and appropriateness of current regulations.
A. Turner and M. Filella
JOURNAL OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, 404, 124131 (2021). doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2020.124131.

The influence of additives on the fate of plastics in the marine environment, exemplified with barium sulphate.
A. Turner and M. Filella
MARINE POLLUTION BULLETIN, 158, 111352 (2020). doi:10.1016/j.marpolbul.2020.111352

Occurrence and fate of antimony in plastics.
M. Filella, P. Hennebert, G. Okkenhaug and A. Turner
JOURNAL OF HAZARDOUS MATERIALS, 390, 121764 (2020). doi:10.1016/j.jhazmat.2019.121764d>

Foreword to the Research Front on ‘Microplastics in soils'.
M. Bigalke and M. Filella
ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY, 16, 1–2 (2019). doi:10.1071/ENv16n1_FO

Hazardous plastics in Swiss lakes?
M. Filella and A. Turner
CHIMIA, 73, 91 (2019). doi:10.2533/chimia.2019.91

Trace element analysis of 59 plastic consumer products.
M. Filella
Report for ASED, 2018.

Micro- and nanoplastic analysis in soils.
M. Bigalke, M. Filella, D. Fischer, A. Muntwyler, M. Scheurer and B. Watts
CHIMIA, 72, 901 (2018). doi:10.2533/chimia.2018.901

Observational study unveils the extensive presence of hazardous elements in beached plastics from Lake Geneva.
M. Filella and A. Turner
FRONTIERS IN ENVIRONMENTAL SCIENCE, 6, Article 1 (2018). doi:10.3389/fenvs.2018.00001

Determination of antimony concentrations in widely used plastic objects by Laser Induced Breakdown Spectroscopy (LIBS).
V. Lazic, M. Filella and A. Turner
JOURNAL OF ANALYTICAL AND ATOMIC SPECTROMETRY, 33, 1917–1924 (2018). doi:10.1039/c8ja0018b

Questions of size and number in environmental research on microplastics: methodological and conceptual aspects.
M. Filella
ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY, 12, 527-538 (2015). doi:10.1071/EN15012

Foreword to ‘Microplastics in the Environment’.
M. Filella
ENVIRONMENTAL CHEMISTRY, 12, i-ii (2015). doi:10.1071/ENv12n5_FO