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A beginner's guide to plastic-free living: Part 2

A beginner's guide to plastic-free living: Part 2

Here are three more areas of your daily life in which to reduce plastic. Last month I wrote Part 1 of a beginner's guide to plastic-free living . It was inspired by a conversation with a friend who said he needed more detailed information about how to reduce plastic in his life. In it, I targeted three main areas that I consider to be 'low-hanging fruit,' where one would see the biggest environmental and health returns for eliminating plastic. Now in Part 2, I'll give three more areas to focus on. These are less straightforward and possibly require more of a mental shift, but they are also important, with benefits to your health, wellbeing, and natural surroundings. 1. Clothing Unsplash (Priscilla du Preez)/Public Domain Researchers have only recently discovered that synthetic clothing sheds tiny plastic microfibers when washed. These fibers, which measure less than 5 mm i...

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