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  • Questions relating to 100% Plastic Free, Microplastic Free and 100% Biodegradable

    Bioglitter™ is designed to biodegrade quickly and safely in natural freshwater environments. Ronald Britton Ltd uses TÜV OK biodegradable WATER certification as a simple and clear means of communicating this fact to our customers. We have taken this approach as simple terms such as ‘100% plastic free’ and ‘100% biodegradable’ can be misleading, used without […]

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  • Questions relating to Composting

    Composting Claims and Microplastic Pollution It’s now well recognised that glitter poses an environmental microplastic pollution issue. ECHA (European Chemical Agency) have specified that fresh water biodegradability is the level of testing required for determination of whether or not a polymeric material is considered a microplastic. Fresh water biodegradability requires a significantly higher level of performance […]

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  • Ronald Britton’s observations relating to the ARU’s ‘All that glitters is litter?…’ study.

    Ronald Britton Ltd.’s observations following articles in the BBC and Guardian on the 15th October 2020 and by Cosmetics Business on the 22nd Oct 2020 relating to the ARU Study ‘All that glitters is litter?…’ We have read with interest the findings of the Applied Ecology Research Group (Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge) in the scientific paper ‘All that glitters […]

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  • Miyoshi Europe appointed Cosmetic Bioglitter™ distributor for France

    We are extremely pleased to announce that as of the 1st Oct 2020 Miyoshi Europe SAS will become responsible for the distribution of all Cosmetic Bioglitter™ products in France. Stephen Cotton, commercial director at Bioglitter™ commented “Miyoshi have a wealth of experience within the French cosmetics market.  This coupled with Miyoshi’s industry leading technical expertise […]

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