12 May '11, 12pm

Where does plastic comes from? What's it doing to your body? Listen to @TreeHugger Radio interview with Susan Freinkel

Where does plastic comes from? What's it doing to your body? Listen to @TreeHugger Radio interview with Susan Freinkel

TreeHugger: Your book-Plastic: A Toxic Love Story-opens with your account of an experiment that you set out to conduct on yourself. Tell us about that. Susan Freinkel: I decided I would try to go a day without touching anything plastic. But I didn't think through the idea very hard, which is why on the appointed morning I walked into my bathroom, ten seconds into my day, and there confronted my plastic toilet seat. Then I looked around the bathroom and realized that everything in the bathroom was plastic. So I had to change my plans, and I decided instead that I would spend the day writing down what was plastic. By day's end I had amassed this very long list of things, from the tiny little stickers on my organic fruit to virtually the entire interior of my car. And it was an eye-opening experience, making me realize how completely plastic our lives are. TH: So plastic is e...

Full article: http://www.treehugger.com/files/2011/05/treehugger-radio-...

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