What's the deal with microbeads? Here's 5 things that'll explain it all in no time at all.

1. This straight to the point cartoon:

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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:

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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: