Stand up for Oceans! Sign the petition below to ban toxic microbeads

We cannot be the generation that puts cosmetics before our ocean's inhabitants. I pledge that I will not buy products with microbeads & I support legislation to end its use.

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3 STEPS TO #BanTheBead

1. Sign the petition

2. Post a selfie that shows your commitment to keep microbeads out of our waterways. Use your natural face scrub or make a sign!  Post to Instagram or Twitter with #BanTheBead and tag your Congressional Representative. (Find his or her twitter handle here.)

3. Use products with natural exfoliants like ACURE Organics Brightening Facial Scrub. 1% of proceeds go to 5 Gyres!

 Sample tweet:

Hi @FrankPallone! Great job with HR1321 - now close that bioplastics loophole and ban ALL plastic microbeads from face scrubs!#banthebead

I want @RepFredUpton to #BanTheBead and close the bioplastics loophole on HR1321 to keep ALL plastic microbeads out of our waterways.


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