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Book Title: Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too|
The author of the book: Beth Terry
ISBN 13: 9781616086244
Format files: PDF
The size of the: 745 KB
Edition: Skyhorse Publishing
Date of issue: June 15th 2012
Read full description of the books Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too:Like many people, Beth Terry didn't think an individual could have much impact on the environment. But while laid up after surgery, she read an article about the staggering amount of plastic polluting the oceans and decided then and there to kick her plastic habit. Now she wants to teach you how you can too. In her quirky and humorous style well known to the readers of her popular blog, My Plastic-Free Life, Terry provides personal anecdotes, stats about the environmental and health problems related to plastic, and personal solutions and tips on how to limit your plastic footprint.
Terry includes handy lists and charts for easy reference, ways to get involved in larger community actions, and profiles of individuals--Plastic-Free Heroes who have gone beyond personal solutions to create a change on a larger scale. Plastic-Free also includes chapters on letting go of eco-guilt, strategies for coping with overwhelming problems, and ways to relate to other people who aren't as far along on the plastic-free path. Both a practical guide and the story of a personal journey from helplessness to empowerment, Plastic-Free is a must-read for anyone concerned about the ongoing health and happiness of themselves, their children, and the planet.
Read information about the authorBeth Terry began her crusade against plastic overconsumption in 2007 when she started her popular blog, My Plastic-Free Life (the blog formerly known as Fake Plastic Fish), combining useful information about plastic-free alternatives with personal stories and the occasional rant. A founding member of the Plastic Pollution Coalition, Terry spearheaded the successful Take Back the Filter citizen action campaign and gives presentations on plastic-free living and why, despite what some critics assert, our personal actions do make a difference. Terry is the author of the book, Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too (Skyhorse) and has been featured in the award-winning film Bag It, as well as Susan Freinkel's 2011 book, Plastic: A Toxic Love Story.
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