Microbeads: Could Your Toiletries Be Damaging the Environment?

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    The use of tiny plastic microbeads in cosmetic products has been banned by the state of Illinois back in June — as they purportedly cause damage to marine life — and several other states intend to follow suit with their own bans. The bill passed by the Senate of the state of Illinois — known as the Non-Natural Cosmetic Ban, or SB 2727 — established a ban in Illinois on “microbeads”, which are small plastic beads comprised of polyethylene often used in toiletries and cosmetic products like exfoliating face washes. Concerns have been raised that... The post Microbeads: Could Your Toiletries Be Damaging the Environment? appeared first on The Gate.

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