8 Trillion Microbeads Wash into our Waterways Every Day with Devastating Consequences

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The United States Senate and House of Representatives have passed a bill that would ban a threat to oceans and other waterways: microbeads. Microbeads are used in face wash, body wash, and makeup and are small enough to evade regular wastewater treatment processes. This results in approximately 8 trillion microbeads making their way into aquatic habitats each day. Read more here: http://read.bi/2hxOScs

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