“British Ban on Microbeads to Protect Oceans Comes Into Force”


U.K.’s ban on making products with microbeads — tiny plastic particles in everything from cosmetics to shampoo and toothpaste — takes effect Tuesday in an effort to protect marine life.

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One response to ““British Ban on Microbeads to Protect Oceans Comes Into Force””

  1. Jane Gealy says :

    Whilst I applaud the UK government for their 25 strategy, I can’t help thinking it’s a missed opportunity. If Theresa May can abolish micro-beads overnight, why can’t she force ready meal manufacturers to return to using recyclable foil and card containers and putting fruit and veg in paper bags?

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