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Scientists have created vegan glitter made from an ingredient found in fruit

traditional glitter, pictured here, is damaging to the environment

“Conventional pigments, like your everyday glitter, are not produced sustainably". Image: UNSPLASH/Sharon McCutcheon

Douglas Broom
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image of the new Vegan glitter
This vegan glitter is from cellulose - found in plants, fruits, vegetables and wood pupl. Image: Cambridge University
this is the cellulose sheets used to make the glitter
Cellulose sparkle: sustainable glitter comes from these plant-based sheets. Image: Cambridge University

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Microplastics, such as those found in conventional glitter, contribute to environmental pollution Image: Statista


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