Wales Micro Bead Ban

Wales will follow England and Scotland and ban the sales of personal care products containing plastic microbeads

Wales will follow England and Scotland in banning the sale and production of products containing plastic microbeads following a vote by Assembly Members this week. Read more

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Ban on the sale of products containing microbeads has come into effect in England and Scotland. Read more

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Environment Minister Thérèse Coffey has announced Councils will have the power to almost double on-the-spot fines for litter louts. Read more

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The European Commission has unveiled a long-term strategy for legislation on the plastics industry, pledging to fund innovation but ban 'single-use' packaging and micropalstics. Read more

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The British government has banned microbeads in cosmetics and personal care products. Read more