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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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  • Bioglitter™ response to ARU study recently reported on by the BBC, The Guardian and Cosmetics Business.

    Monday 19th Oct 2020 UPDATE:  ‘All that glitters…..’ study – from Anglia Ruskin University (ARU). Following our contact with ARU regarding our comments and concerns of factual inaccuracy relating to their study report, today the ARU responded to: Acknowledge that the study is over 2 years old and that things have moved on. Acknowledge that Ronald Britton […]

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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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