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Scientists create eco-friendly, biodegradable microbeads

by LiveModern Webmaster last modified Jun 10, 2017 01:04 AM
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by (Lacy Cooke) last modified Jun 09, 2017

Microbeads' detriment to the environment is well-documented, yet many companies continue to put the tiny plastic spheres in their products. Scientists at the University of Bath came up with a solution. They created microbeads from cellulose instead, and their alternative is both biodegradable and renewable. Related: Greenpeace identifies brands





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