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Biodegradable alternative to replace microplastics in cosmetics and toiletries

(University of Bath) Plastic microbeads were banned from shower gels and toothpaste in the UK last year, but could still be hiding in your suncream or lipstick. Now start-up company Naturbeads, based at the University of Bath, is working with companies to replace microplastics in these products with biodegradable microbeads made from cellulose.

Driven By Bad Science, Climate Alarm Is An Excuse To Ignore Real Problems

As a rule of thumb, 80 percent of policy development should be about understanding the problem. Once a problem is understood, the solution generally presents itself.  But in the case of climate change, policymakers have bypassed this step and are…


Athlete and activist runs across the US to raise awareness of plastic pollution

Sam Bencheghib, a 22-year-old athlete and environmental activist, has kicked off his effort to become the first person to run across America — and he’s doing it all to raise awareness about plastic pollution.