17 May '11, 12am

5 Key Strategies For a Plastic-Free Life

5 Key Strategies For a Plastic-Free Life

We’ve reduced, reused, and fretted over Ziploc bags for an entire month, and now it’s time to turn all those lessons learned into words we can live by. By Emily Main, Organic Gardening Here are the 5 key strategies we learned, which can help anyone live with less plastic: #1: Expect failure!! As the team of bloggers over at Growing a Greener World put it, this is one challenge in which failure is almost certain—and that’s OK. As we said from the beginning, completely eliminating all plastic from your life is impossible. Even the stuff you try to avoid will sometimes creep past your defenses, so rather than stress about a mistake or moment of weakness, just accept it and keep trying. Top new non-toxic products to protect your family’s health . #2: Prioritize. Deciding to go (mostly) plastic-free can easily leave you feeling overwhelmed. Each of us experienced that sensation...

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