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Plastic-free : how I kicked the plastic habit and you can too / Beth Terry.

Terry, Beth (Author).

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  • 1 of 1 copy available at Sage Library System. (Show)
  • 1 of 1 copy available at Hood River County Library District.

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Summary:

Terry, who writes a blog on plastic-free living, shares her experiences learning about plastic to show readers how to limit their plastic consumption by understanding what it is, how it is manufactured, in what products it's found, and the health and environmental issues associated with different types. She presents solutions and alternatives to products like plastic bags, bottles, take-out food packaging, and personal care and household cleaning items and Styrofoam; tips for grocery shopping, durable goods, and what to do when feeling overwhelmed; and issues with recycling. She includes profiles of activists, ways to take action in the community, recipes, and instructions for making a reusable bag and personal care items. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Location Call Number / Copy Notes Barcode Shelving Location Circulation Modifier Age Hold Protection Active/Create Date Status Due Date
Hood River County Library 363.738 TER 2012 (Text) 33892100023044 Adult Non-Fiction Book None 06/29/2012 Available -

Record details

  • ISBN: 1616086246
  • ISBN: 9781616086244 (alk. paper)
  • Physical Description: 343 pages ; 18 cm.
  • Publisher: New York : Skyhorse Pub., [2012]

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Summary, etc.:
Terry, who writes a blog on plastic-free living, shares her experiences learning about plastic to show readers how to limit their plastic consumption by understanding what it is, how it is manufactured, in what products it's found, and the health and environmental issues associated with different types. She presents solutions and alternatives to products like plastic bags, bottles, take-out food packaging, and personal care and household cleaning items and Styrofoam; tips for grocery shopping, durable goods, and what to do when feeling overwhelmed; and issues with recycling. She includes profiles of activists, ways to take action in the community, recipes, and instructions for making a reusable bag and personal care items. Annotation ©2012 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Subject: Plastic scrap > Environmental aspects.

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