Thank you for your interest in banning microbeads. We have great news: the Canadian government has recently declared that microbeads will be banned in toiletries and toothpaste in Canada. This is a big win for Canada’s lakes and rivers. Too many microbeads have already choked our waterways, threatening the lives of fish and other wildlife. Soon the polluting beads will no longer be allowed in our daily personal care products.

This victory could not have happened without the support of over 20,000 people who signed Environmental Defence’s petition calling on the government to ban microbeads. But the work is far from finished. Lend the power of your voice to Environmental Defence’s current work protecting Canadians and the environment from other toxic substances: learn more about how you can help here.

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