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Plastic-free : how I kicked the plastic habit and you can too

Author: Beth Terry
Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Publishing, [2012]
Edition/Format:   Print book : EnglishView all editions and formats
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"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."--[Source inconnue].
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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Beth Terry
ISBN: 9781616086244 1616086246
OCLC Number: 903924985
Notes: Sur la couverture : "Minimal plastic was used in the printing of this book" ; "The Author of MyPlasticFreeLife.com."
Description: viii, 344 pages : illustrations ; 18 cm
Contents: Introduction: waking up to plastic --
Plastic is everywhere --
Plastic bags (why are there melons in my shirt?) --
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) --
Nine reasons our personal changes matter.
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