INTERNATIONAL CAMPAIGN AGAINST MICROBEADS IN COSMETICS

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Wisconsin Governor Walker signs bill banning microbeads

Wisconsin Governor Scott Walker on Wednesday signed a bill into law that bans the manufacturing and sale of personal care products containing tiny plastic beads that are known to pollute waterways.

On World Oceans Day, New UN Report Recommends Ban of Microplastics in Cosmetics

A report released today by the UN Environment Programme (UNEP) on the occasion of World Oceans Day recommends a precautionary approach toward microplastic management, with an eventual phase-out and ban of their use in personal care products and cosmetics (PCCP).

UN environment agency urges ban of microplastics in cosmetics and personal care products

According to the United Nations Environment Programme (UNEP), chances are pretty high they are made of tiny plastic beads, and by the time the container is empty, you will have used and poured down the drain as much plastic as the packaging the gel came in.