15 Jun '12, 10am

Beth Terry's Plastic Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too. (Book Review)

Beth Terry's Plastic Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too. (Book Review)

Beth Terry's Plastic Free/Promo image Plastic is a wonderful thing. It's used in medical devices, it is indispensible in industry and manufacturing, so many things that we use every day would be impossible without it. But you can have too much of a good thing, and you can misuse it. Some of it is filled with gender bending chemicals and dangerous flame retardants. Most are made from fossil fuels, and much of it is thrown into landfills or lost into the environment. Instead of being used where it is needed, it is used everywhere. Beth Terry has been trying to use less of it for years, blogging about the process on Fake Plastic Fish, renamed MyPlasticFreeLife. Her big breakthrough was with her very public campaign to get Brita to take back their water filters; she won that, and became a green hero. Now she has pulled it all together in a book, Plastic Free: How I Kicked the ...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/green-home/beth-terrys-plastic-...

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