Written by Sarah Gibbons
Cosmetics companies and regulators have joined forces to stop microbeads pouring into the oceans. So how is the phase out progressing? Sarah Gibbons reports.
Shocking media images of animals and birds killed by ingesting plastic in oceans have pricked the collective conscience of personal care product manufacturers and consumers, as industry self-regulation over the use of harmful microplastics appears to have outpaced formal governmental regulation.
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