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#microbeads

From TheJournal.ie Microbeads have officially been outlawed in Ireland Microplastic Pollution

Microbeads have officially been outlawed in Ireland

Microbeads are mostly used in some soaps, shower gels and facial scrubs.

From TheJournal.ie EU gives Ireland the green light to introduce microbead ban Microbeads

EU gives Ireland the green light to introduce microbead ban

The European Commission has given clearance for the bill.

From TheJournal.ie Irish teenager wins global science award for removing microplastics from water Oceans

Irish teenager wins global science award for removing microplastics from water

Fionn Ferreira from Cork received a €45,000 bursary.

From TheJournal.ie Law to ban microbeads in Ireland set to be published Pollution

Law to ban microbeads in Ireland set to be published

Microbeads are mostly used in some soaps, shower gels and facial scrubs.

From TheJournal.ie The government is declaring war in 2019 (on single-use plastics) Microbeads

The government is declaring war in 2019 (on single-use plastics)

Unnecessary use of the plastics will be completely banned in the public sector.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland set to ban plastic microbeads as Cabinet approves drafting of new law Green And Clean

Ireland set to ban plastic microbeads as Cabinet approves drafting of new law

Microbeads are mostly used in some soaps, shower gels and facial scrubs to exfoliate your skin.

From TheJournal.ie Public health could be 'at risk' from exposure to microplastics in drinking water Microbeads

Public health could be 'at risk' from exposure to microplastics in drinking water

A new report from the Environmental Protection Agency delves into the source of microplastics in our waters.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland can't wait for EU ban on microbeads and is pressing on with its own Ban The Bead

Ireland can't wait for EU ban on microbeads and is pressing on with its own

The confusion around whether Ireland’s allowed to bring in its own microbead ban without permission from the EU seems to have been cleared up.

From TheJournal.ie Government to propose its own microbeads ban, calling other parties' bills 'flawed and confused' Exfoliants

Government to propose its own microbeads ban, calling other parties' bills 'flawed and confused'

The Green Party and Labour have proposed bills on banning microbeads. Fianna Fáil said they’re working on their own one. Now it’s Fine Gael’s turn.

From TheJournal.ie Have an opinion on microbeads? The government wants to hear views on proposed ban Public Consultation

Have an opinion on microbeads? The government wants to hear views on proposed ban

Microbeads are tiny balls of plastic which are most common in soaps, shower gels and facial scrubs, used to exfoliate your skin.

From TheJournal.ie Government to oppose Greens' bid to ban microbeads, claiming bill breaches EU rules Ban The Bead

Government to oppose Greens' bid to ban microbeads, claiming bill breaches EU rules

The bill, which bans the manufacture and sale of products with microbeads, has been criticised as “very restricted”.

From TheJournal.ie Ireland could be next to ban microbeads (if politicians can agree on it) Down The Drain

Ireland could be next to ban microbeads (if politicians can agree on it)

The Green Party has published a bill on the issue – but it needs cross-party support.

From TheJournal.ie Britain wants a global ban on microbeads - so what's Ireland going to do about it? Eco-friendly

Britain wants a global ban on microbeads - so what's Ireland going to do about it?

There has been little or no mention of the effect microbeads have in Ireland – this call from British MPs might change that.

From TheJournal.ie US bans soaps, body washes and toothpastes containing microbeads Banned

US bans soaps, body washes and toothpastes containing microbeads

Microbeads don’t get filtered out by wastewater treatment plants. Instead, they get discharged directly into rivers, lakes, and the ocean.