Although the annual Plastic Free July highlights our need to ditch single-use plastic, we are always looking for ways to make habits last. We realise that living completely plastic-free nowadays is a bit of a challenge, but there are many small steps we can all take to reduce where we can. Brushing up on how, is the first step, so we have picked our favourite books that feature tips, research and creative ways to take action.
Guides For Going Plastic Free
Turning the Tide on Plastic by Lucy Siegle
This ‘clear-sighted and immensely useful overview of the problems caused by plastic and the potential solutions’ is a motivating and practical guide, which takes you through the many environmental issues we face. Lucy Siegle will guide you through the book with her ‘reduce, rethink, refill, refuse’ approach, and by the end will have you prepared to take on the challenge of creating new everyday plastic-free habits.
How to Live Plastic Free: A Day in the Life of a Plastic Detox by Marine Conservation Society
This handy guide will teach you all the simple and practical methods that seem insignificant on the day-to-day but can make a huge difference for the future of our planet. How to Live Plastic Free takes you through your habits from your morning routine, to lunch, and onto evening and explains how can we change the little but everyday important parts of our life, such as shopping habits or your beauty routine. What does it promise in the end? It helps highlight where you might unwittingly be using plastic throughout your day.
F**k Plastic: 101 Ways To Free Yourself From Plastic And Save The World by Surfers Against Sewage
No guesses what this book contains! While the everyone from packaging experts to brands and governments try and solve the issue of single-use plastic (without creating new problems!) the team from Surfers Against Sewage have put together a guide filled with 101 things that you as an individual can do to avoid single-use plastic and plastic waste. The catchy title has us pre-ordering this one – out August 24rd 2018.
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