Beat the Microbead scans the barcode of personal care products and tells you if they contain plastic microbeads, a common ingredient in skin cleansers. Microbeads pass through the water treatment process, absorbing chemicals along the way, and end up in waterways where fish mistake them for food. Fish can either die as plastic accumulates in their bodies, or pass along the chemicals up the food chain. Available for iPhone, Android, and Windows devices.
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