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

https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2018-01-09/u-k-ban-on-microbeads-takes-effect-to-save-oceans-from-plastics

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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My name is Isabelle Whitehead. I was a member of the Bolton School group on the Operation Wallacea 2015 expedition to Peru.

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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