Should glitter be banned? Absolutely.
It’s a microplastic and we sure have enough of that in our food, body lotions, shower gels, make-up and arts and crafts products, including the billions of greeting cards we mail out every year.
It’s a hazard, primarily, because of its size, less than 5 millimeters in length. It goes down the drain and out into the oceans. In fact, a third of all fish caught off Great Britain had plastic in their bodies.
Britain is banning the use of glitter in their nursery schools and is well on the way to banning it as a country.
In the US, only 7 states have passed laws to restrict the use of microbeads in facial scrubs and body washes.
What are we doing to ourselves? We need to control the controllable and ban all of this stuff. It’s unnecessary. It’s everywhere and gets stuck on everybody and everything. Let’s get rid of this evil nuisance once and for all.
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