Vancouver area laundry microplastics are filtering into ocean: Study
Many of the microplastics are in the form of fibres from polyester and rayon clothing.
Feds label microbeads used in scrubs a toxic substance
Key step towards outright ban; evidence of the plastic accumulating in lakes and rivers.
Ottawa to ban plastic microbeads in personal care products
Tiny plastic beads found in facial cleansers, toothpaste are polluting lakes and rivers.
Loblaws to ban microbeads from its products
Ingredients in personal care products wind up in water system, fish.
Government to study perils of plastic microbeads
NDP wants a ban: says they’re too tiny to be captured by water treatment plants.