“MPs call for ban on plastic microbeads”

Facial scrub particles

http://www.bbc.co.uk/news/science-environment-37161479

The Environmental Audit Committee says the tiny balls of plastic used in shower gels and facial scrubs can even be found in Arctic sea-ice and on the ocean floor.

The MPs say synthetic fibres from worn car tyres and fleece jackets may also be harming wildlife.

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