PLASTIC TO BE REMOVED FROM SOAP

If you use exfoliating soaps, you might not know those little beads may be made of plastic — or think about what happens to them when they go down the drain.

But it’s on the minds of marine science researchers, as well as a major company.

Unilever, the company that makes Dove soaps, Vaseline, Pond’s skin cream and other personal care products, announced recently it’s phasing out the use of “plastic micro beads as a ‘scrub’ material” in its personal care products.

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