Barack Obama Signs Ban on Microbeads in Cosmetic Products to Reduce ‘Plastic Pollution’

“Microbeads, which are tiny plastic beads, are regularly used in personal care products such as skin exfoliators and toothpastes. The law will phase microbeads out of consumer products over the next few years. From July 2017, the manufacture of the plastics will be banned, followed by product-specific manufacturing and sales bans in the following years.” Read more at The Verge.