Will the ocean benefit from the battle of the microbeads bans?

https://phys.org/news/2019-04-ocean-benefit-microbeads.html

I close my eyes and instead of falling asleep I see this: “Talc, Mica, Magnesium Stearate, Polyethylene…” – one of the thousands of product ingredient lists I had meticulously combed through. This particular one came from a make-up product and stood out to me because it raised so many excellent questions about the scale of the microbead pollution problem (or microplastic ingredients as I prefer to call them after spending years on developing robust definitions).


Original Title: Will the ocean benefit from the battle of the microbeads bans?
Full Text of the Original Article: https://phys.org/news/2019-04-ocean-benefit-microbeads.html