INTERNATIONAL CAMPAIGN AGAINST MICROBEADS IN COSMETICS

Latest news

Prestigious nomination app BTMB

We are very proud that the app Beat the Microbeat has been nominated by the Netherlands (e.g. by the national WSA-mobile Expert Panel Member) for the World Summit Award as the best in the category Environment and Health.

Beat the Microbead gains momentum in USA (and Canada)

5Gyres hopes that after Illinois at least one other state in the USA will pass legislation to ban microbeads from care products.

Two petitions in Brazil

Associação Brasileira do Lixo Marinho (ABLM) started a petition on Avaaz asking the Brazilian Company O Boticario to stop using microplastics in their exfoliants (O Boticário: Retirem as microesferas de plástico de seus produtos cosméticos).