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.

The original Policy Brief on this topic is no longer available, contact us to know more. In the meantime, download and read more in our policy brief from 2018: