Many of the microplastics are in the form of fibres from polyester and rayon clothing.
Key step towards outright ban; evidence of the plastic accumulating in lakes and rivers.
Tiny plastic beads found in facial cleansers, toothpaste are polluting lakes and rivers.
Ingredients in personal care products wind up in water system, fish.
NDP wants a ban: says they’re too tiny to be captured by water treatment plants.