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OLS Field Name OLS Field Data
Main Title Plastic-free : how I kicked the plastic habit and you can too /
Author Terry, Beth,
Other Authors
Author Title of a Work
Johnson, Jack,
Publisher Skyhorse Publishing,
Year Published 2012
OCLC Number 906985906
ISBN 9781632206657; 163220665X
Subjects Plastic scrap--Environmental aspects. ; Plastic scrap--Social aspects.
Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ERAM  TD196.P85T47 2015 Region 9 Library/San Francisco,CA 11/08/2017
Edition Revised & updated.
Collation xiii, 375 pages : color illustrations ; 18 cm
"Minimal plastic was use in the printing of this book." Includes bibliographical references and index.
Contents Notes
The creator of the blog My Plastic-Free Life provides personal anecdotes, stats about the environmental and health problems related to plastic and personal solutions, handy lists and charts and tips on how to limit one's plastic footprint and get involved in community action. Introduction: Waking up to plastic -- Plastic is everywhere -- Plastic bags (Why are there melons in my shirt?) -- Plastic beverage bottles (Dealing with a drinking problem) -- Why can't we just recycle it all? -- Take-out food & packing lunches (Keep your straw, I have my own) -- Grocery shopping (Saving the planet, one cheese wrapper at a time) -- Personal care & household cleaning (When lazy = green) -- Feeling overwhelmed (Help! I'm drinking my cleaning fluid!) -- Durable goods (When cheap = green) -- Plastic-free living around the world -- Nine reasons our personal changes matter.