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
Check out the Guide
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)
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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