Posted by: Sandy Steinman | May 25, 2015

California Ban On Microbeads

The Sacramento Bee reported

The Assembly on Friday passed a bill to bar California retailers from selling products containing tiny plastic beads which currently are embedded in many exfoliating creams and scrubs.Microbeads have gained attention as a significant source of pollution as they have appeared in the bodies of fish and other wildlife that ingest the orbs after they have flowed down drains and into lakes, rivers and oceans.

Read full story at California ban on microbeads in cosmetics advances | The Sacramento Bee.

Read even more on microbeads at  Fighting Pollution From Microbeads Used in Soaps and Creams – NYTimes.com.


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