“This proposal would curtail the potentially devastating impact of micro-beads on the environment.”— State Linda Holmes (D-Aurora)
SPRINGFIELD – Micro-beads, small, plastic spheres in personal care products, can cause serious environmental damage according to a recent studies.
A measure co-sponsored by State Senator Linda Holmes (D-Aurora), chair of the Senate Environment Committee, seeks to ban micro-beads in Illinois and reduce their environmental impact.
“Products with micro-beads can cause serious harm to fish and other wildlife,” Holmes said. “This proposal would curtail the potentially devastating impact of micro-beads on the environment.”