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    Jul 18, 2013

    Your Exfoliating Body Wash Is Probably Killing Turtles

    A study in Scientific American highlights the environmental hazards of "micro beads." They're a common ingredient in exfoliating scrubs and body washes, but at just a millimeter in diameter, also too small to be filtered by water treatment plants... and so they're ending up in our waterways, where they may be harming wildlife.

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