Why do we use them? Lets face it, these tiny little beads last for ever - they're so small we can never remove them from the environment, ever. Fish swallow them and then we eat them.
Do we simply deserve a wrecked planet, do we get the planet we deserve?
Please stop using them, they're unnecessary, unsound and darn right nasty.
Use Coffee Body Scrubs, Yeah, they need a wash down afterwards but in every way possible they're better for you and this beautiful Earth of ours.