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I would like to comply with Verifiability and use in-line citations, but the policy is for 1) quotations and 2) material likely to be challenged, neither of which seem to apply here. Or do they?Cenksumen (talk) 14:29, 23 November 2010 (UTC)

Add Citation[edit]

Can someone please add citation to "Controversy"?

http://cen.acs.org/articles/91/i37/Microplastic-Beads-Pollute-Great-Lakes.html

Kschang77 (talk) 06:48, 24 February 2014 (UTC)

This one also. http://www.sciencedirect.com/science/article/pii/S0025326X13006097 — Preceding unsigned comment added by Geothermal (talkcontribs) 10:35, 17 June 2014 (UTC)

Can someone add that Minnesota has been added as yet another banned state? Also, provide sources. — Preceding unsigned comment added by 24.118.16.54 (talk) 01:45, 5 August 2015 (UTC)

Proposed Merge[edit]

The following discussion is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section. A summary of the conclusions reached follows.
The result of this discussion was to merge. MartinZ02 (talk) 14:45, 9 January 2016 (UTC)

I don't see a problem with merging this article with polyethylene microspheres, as long as proper differentiation is made.

MidnightAurora (talk) 12:57, 29 May 2014 (UTC)

So this is a bit of a mess, and their doesn't seem to be anyone around to discuss things with, so I am going to propose the following and per WP:BOLD start making these changes.


  • Add this template to the top of this page:


The problem I have with a merge is that these are sufficiently different in purpose to warrant their own articles, and if written fully they would be too large for one article. My solution is not the most graceful, so if you do not like it feel free to revert me and we will discuss.AioftheStorm (talk) 21:17, 16 July 2014 (UTC)


The above discussion is closed. Please do not modify it. Subsequent comments should be made in a new section.

Biodegradable microbeads[edit]

This and several other articles point to the technology for biodegradable microbeads: [1]

Can someone who understands this better please add it to this article? Kortoso (talk) 22:33, 22 September 2015 (UTC)