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Overreaching Microbeads Legislation Would Be Disservice – TerraVerdae

This article was originally published in The Rose Sheet

Executive Summary

It would be "truly unfortunate" if sustainable, biodegradable alternatives to conventional plastic microbeads were banned as a result of overreaching legislation, says TerraVerdae BioWorks, which recently launched a line of PHA microspheres for use in personal-care products. Restricting manufacturers' options to traditional natural exfoliants could be a consumer health risk in its own right, the firm's CEO suggests.

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