Plastic Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too, by Beth Terry
This book is a must-read for the zero waste lifestyle. Written by Beth Terry, author of the Plastic Free Life blog, it's personal, informational, and full of tips and tricks.
"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 bout the staggering amount of plastic pollution in the oceans, and decided then and there to kick her plastic habit. Now she wants to teach you how you can too. In her engaging 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.
Presenting both beginner and advanced steps, Terry includes handy checklists and tables for easy reference, ways to get involved in community actions, and profiles of individuals - Plastic-Free Heroes - who have gone beyond personal solutions to create change on a larger scale. This updated edition includes the most current information on the various impacts of plastic, additional resources and solutions, and stories of others living plastic-free around the world. Plastic-Free is a must read for those concerned about the ongoing health and happiness of themselves, their children, and the planet."