The single-use plastics are accumulating in the ocean gyres, including the micro-beads in some household chemical products like tooth-paste, facial scrubs, body wash, etc.
Lenard Lopate Show: Microplastics in our Water]
“Industrial hygienist and chemist Monona Rossol discusses a study showing that rich people and poor people have different toxic substances in their bodies. She’s the author of Pick Your Poison: How Our Mad Dash to Chemical Utopia Is Making Lab Rats of Us All.”
[8:30] “We are the lab rats… because right now you can’t possibly know what these chemicals … and at these levels… and in combination… with other chemicals are doing. The only place to do that is in the human population.”
Lenard Lopate Show: Toxins in Our Bodies]
Why buy all those synthetic chemicals, if you can find natural products that are good quality then why not buy them? Of course the synthetics are cheaper, that’s because they were designed to BE cheaper from the start.