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5 Small Things That Explain The Big Problem with Microbeads

Posted by India Thorogood - 18th January 2016

Wondering how you can get your friends to bin the dodgy plastic face scrubs? Want to get them to sign our petition to David Cameron? Here’s 5 things that’ll explain it all in no time at all.

1. This straight to the point cartoon:

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2. This video from Story of Stuff shows the story of a microbead from production, to purchase and to our plates. Click the picture to watch:

3. This infographic from Greenpeace Australia:

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4. This shocking video showing how trillions of pieces of microplastic were found in our oceans. Click to watch on Youtube:

5. This piece of research that found microplastics in sea salt:

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About India Thorogood

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Digital Campaigner at Greenpeace UK