INTERNATIONAL CAMPAIGN AGAINST MICROBEADS IN COSMETICS

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Crest will eliminate microbeads from its toothpastes

Procter & Gamble, the maker of Crest, has just pledged to eliminate microbeads from its toothpastes by March 2016.

Environment Canada to study perils of plastic microbeads, NDP calls for ban

OTTAWA – The Conservative government says Environment Canada is studying the dangers posed to wildlife and the environment by the plastic microbeads found in shower gels, toothpaste and facial scrubs.

5 Gyres wants to ban microbeads in California

5 Gyres, an institute with the goal to decline plastic pollution, wants to ban microbeads in California. This way, a start could be made with legislative wins across the United States.