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Scrub'em Out Microbeads

SCRUB 'EM OUT microbeads HOW PLASTIC MICROBEADS END UP IN OUR FOOD Ickl microbeads Tiny plastic particles found in many beauty products (look for "polyethylene" on ingredient list) They're NOT biodegradable one more reason to choose all-natural scrubs down the drain Each time you use these kinds of scrubs to wash your face or body, the particles flow down the drain and into our sewer system wis into the ocean Wastewater treatment plants are not designed to filter out microbeads This means they end up swirling around the world's oceans absorbed by fish Sea creatures absorb or eat microbeads and they are passed along the marine food chain into our food Humans are at the top of this food chain, so it's likely that we are absorbing some of the plastic chemicals from the food we eat healthter options! look for these eco-friendly scrubbers: sea salt, sugar, nuts , coffee grounds DESIGN: LINDSAY SNOW OSBORN | SOURCE: 5 GYRES RODALE'S Responsibly sourced products from the world´s leading healthy lifestyle authority

Scrub'em Out Microbeads

shared by LindsaySnowOsborn on Apr 05
Scrub 'em out! Find out how tiny microbeads in conventional scrubs are contributing to polluted waterways.


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