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Scrub it out

Did you know that tiny plastic particles are lurking in hundreds of toiletries available in the UK? Help us encourage businesses to stop this environmentally unfriendly use of plastic! Take the pledge to Scrub It Out!

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Other things you can do

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It's easy to be good - find out about microbead free products

 

Download the App

Simply scan the product barcode to see if it contains microbeads and find out which brands are on the way to being plastics free. Download the App at www.beatthemicrobead.org

 

What do I need to look for?

If you take a look on your cosmetics bottle ingredients list, you need to avoid:

- Polyethylene / Polythene (PE)
- Polypropylene (PP)
- Polyethylene terephthalate (PET)
- Polymethyl methacrylate (PMMA)
- Nylon

If you would like to write to a manufacturer about their products, feel free to download  and edit this template letter (MS Word).

 

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Found something we don't know about?

Let us know what's in your product and help us improve the App, using our reporting form.

 

 

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