Shine without glitter
Glitter as we know it is essentially ready-made microplastic, which we then shed everywhere and ends up in our environment, waterways and the ocean. To combat this, companies have developed biodegradable and eco-friendly alternatives
There may now be around 5.25 trillion macro and microplastic pieces floating in the open ocean.Source
- Guilt-free fun!
- Available for multiple uses from children's projects to festivals
- Made of a range of different materials to suit the scenario
- Beware biodegradable products that are actually plastic with additives or those that require commercial composting!
- Some products are packaged in plastic
Making a difference
M&S have banned glitter from Christmas cards, while Selfridges have committed to ban all plastic-based cosmetic glitter by 2021.