Scientists Warn That Glitter Contributes to Microplastics Pollution
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FEATURING TRISIA FARRELLY – Environmental activists the world over are making major headway in banning the use of so-called micro-beads in personal use products because of the plastic pollution of our rivers and oceans. The UK plans to enforce such a ban next year and many corporations are also voluntarily removing the bizarre exfoliant from their products.
But now, people are setting their sights on other sources of micro-plastic pollution, namely glitter. If you have kids who like to craft or if you like to add a little bling to your make-up you’re going to want to stay tuned in for this next interview.
Read the article on the Independent ‘Glitter should be banned over environmental impact, scientists warn’ HERE.
Trisia Farrelly, Senior Lecturer in the Social Anthropology Programme at the School of People, Environment, and Planning at Massey University Manawatu Campus in New Zealand.