Micro plastics from a shower gel. Photo: Henrik Hamrén, Baltic Sea Centre.

Every year, up to 40 tons microplastic originating from scrubs and wash gels are released to the Baltic Sea catchment. The policy brief about microplastics was launched on the 14th of April 2015 for decision makers and media.

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Policy brief: The cosmetics clean-up (318 Kb)
Policy Brief: Microplastics in marine life (309 Kb)