Wondering how you can get your friends to bin the dodgy plastic face scrubs? Want to get them to sign our petition to David Cameron? Here's 5 things that'll explain it all in no time at all.
1. This straight to the point cartoon:
2. This video from Story of Stuff shows the story of a microbead from production, to purchase and to our plates. Click the picture to watch:
3. This infographic from Greenpeace Australia:
4. This shocking video showing how trillions of pieces of microplastic were found in our oceans. Click to watch on Youtube:
5. This piece of research that found microplastics in sea salt: