Plastic-free How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too (Hardcover)
|Author: Beth Terry|
From the Publisher:
Like many people, Beth Terry didn't think an individual couldhave much impact on the environment. But while laid up aftersurgery, she read an article about the staggering amount of plasticpolluting the oceans and decided then and there to kick her plastichabit. Now she wants to teach you how you can too. In her quirkyand humorous style?well known to the readers of her popularblog, My Plastic-Free Life?Terry provides personal anecdotes, statsabout the environmental and health problems related to plastic, andpersonal solutions and tips on how to limit your plastic footprint.
Terry includes handy lists and charts for easy reference, ways to getinvolved in larger community actions, and profiles of individuals?Plastic-Free Heroes?who have gone beyond personal solutions tocreate a change on a larger scale. Plastic-Free also includes chapterson letting go of eco-guilt, strategies for coping with overwhelmingproblems, and ways to relate to other people who aren't as far alongon the plastic-free path. Both a practical guide and the story of apersonal journey from helplessness to empowerment, Plastic-Freeis a must-read for anyone concerned about the ongoing health andhappiness of themselves, their children, and the planet.The creator of the blog