• INTERNATIONAL CAMPAIGN AGAINST MICROPLASTIC INGREDIENTS IN COSMETICS - Supported by 100 NGOs from 42 countries and regions. Already 448 brands from 119 different manufacturers promised to remove plastic microbeads from their products.
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Microbeads ban in Wales

16 October 2017 – Following the UK, the Welsh Government launched a consultation on the
implementation and enforcement of a ban on cosmetic products containing microbeads. The
consultation proposes a commencement date of 30th June, 2018. The UK consultation revealed a
massive support for a ban. The proposed ban is part of a package of measures to reduce waste and
to tackle plastic pollution.

Sponsored by the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP)

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