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GET THE MICRO PLASTIC OUT OF YOUR BATHROOM AND OUT OF OUR OCEANS WITH THIS FREE AND SIMPLE TO USE APP.

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Hi dear readers. This post is crucial, and a kind of happy and sad post in one. I’m sure you’ve all heard of micro plastic and how this ingredient is found in thousands of shampoos, body wash, tooth past, exfoliators etc. Now there’s help so we can kick those products to the curb.

To give you some easy to digest info on the subject, I’m going to quote beatthemicrobeads.com:

‘Tiny particles of plastic have been added to possibly thousands of personal care products sold around the world. These microbeads, hardly visible to the naked eye, flow straight from the bathroom drain into the sewer system. Wastewater treatment plants are not designed to filter out microbeads and that is the main reason why, ultimately, they contribute to the Plastic Soup swirling around the world?s oceans. Sea creatures absorb or eat microbeads. These microbeads are passed along the marine food chain. Since humans are ultimately at the top of this food chain, it is likely that we are also absorbing microbeads from the food we eat. Microbeads are not biodegradable and once they enter the marine environment, they are impossible to remove.

-This is FACT, and science. And now to the good news! You can download a FREE app called ‘beat the micro beads’. With this app you simply scan your product and the app will let you know if it has any nasty, polluting, ocean killing plastic in it. Super simple and good for all of us.screen-shot-2016-11-04-at-22-31-01

Oh and btw America has put a total ban on micro beads in products, -Way to go America! I don’t understand that EU hasn’t done the same!? If you want to sign a petition to the get the Danish government to put pressure on EU making a ban you can sign here, -Our voice helps.

You can read much more about ‘Beat the micro beads’ and Plastic Change here.

Down load the app here,  Or in your app store, -yay! Congratulations to us and our micro plastic free bathrooms and a clear conscious!

Love Marie

2 comments

  • Sonia

    Hi Marie,

    The ban has been approved in France starting January 2017. It will be followed by UK and I guess the other countries will follow. There is anyway a huge awareness of the problem in all Europe and most companies (if not all) are not using plastic microbeads anymore.

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    • Hi Sonia, Thank you for your comment! Yes I know about France and that’s GREAT!!! France in particular is so ahead, I just think that EU, as a whole really ought to get busy making some rules on the matter. But yes way to go France on all the plastic bans they’ve made recently, hopefully the rest of Europe and the world for that matter will follow.It’s great if what you are writing is true,- that most companies have stopped using micro beads, but it’s always a comforting feeling to be able to check your products yourself I feel. Have a lovely day 🙂

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