Polyquaternium-7 is the most common used microplastic, worldwide. You can find it in nearly every cosmetica used for shower gels. Just take a look at the ingredient list on your shower gel bottle. Don’t just throw it away, please bring it in to the local recycling centers.
By your own responsibility, you must avoid to use such damaging and destroying products, immediately. Be careful with your environment and yourself. Microplastics are causing cancer, because the very fine particles and their chemicals will infiltrate your body cells ! Today, every person on the planet has got several amounts of microplastic particles in his metabolism, just because we drink water. Also, the classic products are made of Minerale Oil. The remaining chemicals that are washed out into the sewage are destroying the water quality and make it often impossible to bring us back fresh and tasty clean water into our households. To test that, you just can take a glass of tap water and taste it. Especially in larger cities, water does not taste really good.
We have to stop that process by a smart purchase of ecological products.
You can identify your cosmetics by following lists ->
Every single person is able to decide whether she or he wants to use such cheap products, further. In my own humble opinion, I simply don’t like the smell of classic shampoo or shower gel from e.g. Nivea, Procter & Gamble, etc., and I chosed an ecologic way. My favourites are the products from Speick & Weleda, they have a very fine and tasty flavour and you can purchase them online or at the local drugstores.
We also have issues with household cleaning products. The manufacturers today often use highly aggressive chemical ingredients, tensides and, of yourse, all of them are produced by Minerale Oil and also Palm Oil, which usage is responsible for the ecological and human desaster in the jungle of e.g. Indonesia (Orang Utans).
Over here in Germany, we have developed a culture of recycling and also environmental responsibility in a remarkable percentage of our citizens. I, personally prefer following products ->
These products are sustainable and also very efficient. They smell like fresh citrus fruits and they bring in an healthy and comfortable climate into your bathroom, kitchen, dishwasher, washing machine, wherever. The positive microbiologic surface that is generated by using that products is responsible for that; good bacteria eats bad bacteria.
Begin, now. Take a survey through your cosmetics, wash- and household cleaners and find out, what biological products can help you, and improve your life quality. You will spend a lots of money, too !
And last but not least:
Always think of the future of our childrean and take care of your family. <3