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Support the Story of Stuff Project in their Action against Microbeads!

Small plastic is a big problem. Across the world, the issue of polluting plastic microbeads is gaining attention and we need your help to ban the bead. These tiny plastic beads, employed as exfoliants in personal care products, like body wash, cosmetics, and toothpaste, are designed to go down the drain, escape wastewater treatment and are found … Continue reading

Micro Plastics as Ingredient in Cosmetics Products – Towards Effective Solutions

Writing my second entry on disposable plastics has been somewhat of a challenge. The deeper I dig the more complex the topic appears. I decided to take a different angle on the whole topic by understanding how plastics have crept into my own everyday life. I was ‘gobsmacked’, I believe the English would say. In … Continue reading

Disposable Plastics: Single Use, ‘Eternal’ Waste

Plastics are all around us, in the houses we live in, in the sofa’s we sit on, the cars we drive, in the tv’s we look at, wrapped as packing material around our groceries, and as main material of the bags in which we carry these groceries home. While for many products the Dutch society … Continue reading

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