Limitations of the Microbead Ban

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Stuff has released an article highlighting the range of cleaning and cosmetic products containing plastic and synthetic additives that are still being sold in NZ. These ingredients fall outside the microbead ban as it currently stands. APPA committee member, Dr. Trisia Farrelly, is featured in this article, discussing the concerns and dangers to human, animal and environmental health of these ingredients. 

Read the full article here:

https://www.stuff.co.nz/environment/121791639/microbeads-are-banned-but-plasticfilled-products-are-everywhere

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Liam Prince

Liam Prince

Deputy Chair of APPA // Co-founder and co-ordinator, along with partner Hannah Blumhardt, of The Rubbish Trip, a fulltime zero waste roadshow offering presentations and workshops to community groups, schools, organisations and households across New Zealand about how and why individuals can reduce their waste footprint. Our talks are based on our own research and experience having lived without a rubbish bin since the beginning of 2015.

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