natural exfoliant win microbeads plastics

Eight billion plastic microspheres reach the drainage system every day. A very alarming number that exceeds even the number of inhabitants on Earth. Currently, thousands of products still use these microplastics in their products, however, since the “Beat the Microbead” campaign, more than 300 international brands have abandoned the use of processed granules of plastics. read more…  


tagua powderTagua Microbeads We are sure that they know them but many, but they have no knowledge of how harmful these microbeads are to our ecosystem. Being tiny and not biodegradable are ingested by fish and other species that inhabit the rivers and seas… read more…




Tagua microbeads to replace the plastic of the cosmetic use

Scientists have shown that microbeads are able to enter the food chain of many animals (including humans), but as they are not at all “digestible” and because of their size, they often accumulate in the digestive systems Of fish, birds and marine mammals. All types of plastics have been found within the digestive tracts of turtles, seabirds and whales, but it seems that our plastic garbage when it ends up in the oceans can also affect the smallest plankton, which is the food base of many marine creatures. read more…

 

Microplastics in the oceans are a problem

Although it is known that the amount of plastic waste is increasing, there is a general lack of information on what percentage reaches or is already in the oceans. When micro-plastics reach the oceans, it is no longer possible to influence the process. read more…