Congress bans the use of plastic microbeads

President Obama recently signed a bipartisan bill banning plastic microbeads. Microbeads are small plastic beads less than five millimeters in diameter. “Plastic never goes away. The president was absolutely correct by banning microbeads,” said SLVHS junior Star Hagen-Esquerra. They are ubiquitous in hundreds of beauty products, from moisturizer to cleanser to toothpaste. They are included … More Congress bans the use of plastic microbeads