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UK microbeads ban first step to implementing plastic circular economy

London, 29 September 2016. The UK Government’s decision to introduce a national ban on microbeads can act as an “important step” that mobilises countries to look beyond microbeads in the ocean and focus on creating a plastic circular economy “without leakage”. National governments and companies need to tackle plastic waste at its “source” instead of delaying action until plastic had impacted marine life, said Jeroen Dagevos, Plastic Soup Foundation’s Head of Programs. Read more here.