When the little grindy things in your lotions and pastes were changed to plastic.
“Beat the Microbead campaign” is asking the manufacturers of many personal care products like scrubs and peels which now contain plastic particles to replace them with environmentally friendly alternatives, such as anise seeds, sand, salt or coconut.
These are materials that were used before plastic particles.
See these international webpages below for more information about the issue and the campaign, and how to get involved. ”