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How To Live Plastic Free

Author : Luca Bonaccorsi
ISBN : 9781472259790
Genre : Nature
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Thank you for choosing this book - it shows that you care about the future of our planet. Whether you decide to go plastic free for an hour, a day or a year, this book will equip you with little steps we can each take to make a big difference. Let's turn the tide on plastic now - our oceans will thank you for it. Choking. Starving. Poisoning. This is what plastic litter is doing to marine life. Our oceans are, quite simply, facing environmental disaster. Yet by taking some simple steps and making a few changes to your daily routine, you can help to change this. How to Live Plastic Free will teach you everything you need to know about reducing your plastic usage on a daily basis. The chapters start with a typical morning routine and take you through your day, giving you tips and practical advice for removing unnecessary plastic at every possible opportunity. From the moment you wake up to the time you go to bed, you will learn how easy it can be to use plastic-free cosmetics, how to have plastic-free mealtimes, how to change your shopping habits and how to consider your use of plastic items at work. These simple, practical methods will show that small changes to your lifestyle can make a huge change to the future of our planet.

Zero Waste 50 Tips For A Plastic Free Life How To Live A Green Lifestyle And A Life Without Plastic

Author : Caroline Piech
ISBN : 1726852164
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Waste management and plastic free living Plastic - the ticking time bomb? Are you frightened by the pictures of heaps of garbage on dream beaches? Do you feel helpless and don't know what you can change? This book shows you how dangerous plastic is and gives you concrete tips for a plastic-free life. Everywhere we see pictures of once beautiful beaches, covered with plastic bottles and other plastic waste washed up from the sea. But it is difficult for us to connect to ourselves. Do we have to change something in our daily lives? Everywhere we look we are surrounded by plastic: the hair dryer you use to dry your hair, the cheese packaging you take out of the fridge in the morning, the can of your day cream, everything is made of plastic. And even the cream itself often contains micro plastic, which we cannot see but is no less harmful. Can we just keep doing this or do we have to change anything? In this book you can find: What is plastic? Why is plastic so successful? A day in life in a world of plastic What are the dangers of plastic consumption? Plastic waste at sea: facts and consequences Plastic makes you sick What is already being done by countries, corporations and organizations? What can you do? Become aware of what plastic does to us! Come into action yourself!Don't you go on. Try to live plastic-free . It doesn't have to be a complete renunciation to try to gradually replace plastic in your life with other products. 50 tips for a plastic-free life Put it into practice in your everyday life.As a small bonus you will receive recipes to make your own detergents, cosmetics, etc.

Plastic Free Monthly And Weekly Planner Undated Planner

Author : Ecoplanners
ISBN : 1677124083
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Weekly and Monthly Planner. Undated. There are thousands of books that explain why not to use plastic or to have a zero-waste life, but the truth is that none of those books actually get you into action. This planner is made for you to start changing the world from today. In this book, you will find: 30 Tips on how to live a sustainable lifestyle. Guided templates to fill with your plastic free plan for: Beauty, Kitchen, Bathroom, Gifts, Clothes and more. Monthly planner Weekly planner - undated so it can be used at any time in the future. Start today!

Towards Zero Waste

Author : Féidhlim Harty
ISBN : 1856233286
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ideas and inspiration for those looking to reduce their household waste Is recycling really the answer to household waste? How do we eliminate microplastics from our wastewater? How do we avoid consumer goods that are designed to break? How do we stop the oceans being trashed? Towards Zero Waste offers practical tools for change in your own kitchen, on your weekly shop and around your home, as well as in the wider world. Féidhlim Harty explores how and why we need to go zero waste, firstly looking at where waste currently goes, and revealing the hidden world of food and product miles and embodied energy. He shares how to reduce waste room by room, at events, parties, during our travels, and at work. Having minimised waste for over two decades, Féidhlim and his family share their clever ideas to eliminate junk, buy wisely, free yourself from useless packaging, reduce not only your eco footprint but your household bills, compost all biodegradables, and reuse, repair and reroute. They share five simple steps to zero waste and inspire us to be active and push for change. There is a hunger now within society to address the root causes of plastic waste, right back to the point of oil and gas extraction. People want no part in adding to plastics in the oceans or spreading microplastics into our water, soils and food. Nor do they want to be subjected to the cynical betrayal of consumer built-in obsolescence. Patience with government policy and corporate greenwashing is wearing thin. Towards Zero Waste offers clear guidance for anyone wanting to actively be part of the solutions and not the problems.

The Sustainable Ish Living Guide

Author : Jen Gale
ISBN : 9781472969132
Genre : House & Home
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Easy, do-able, down to earth ideas and suggestions for everyone to help save the planet. If you want to save the planet, but your to-do list is already pretty long and remembering your re-usable coffee cup feels like a Herculean task, then this is the book for you. Covering every aspect of our lives from the stuff we buy and the food we eat, to how we travel, work, and celebrate. This book provides stacks of practical, down to earth ideas to slot into your daily life, alongside a gentle kick up the butt to put your newfound knowledge into action. Practical tips include unsubscribing from all the tempting emails that drop into your inbox with details of the newest clothing range or the latest sale, and keeping a mug next to your kettle to work out how much water you actually need to boil each time, as over filling kettles costs British households £68 million on energy bills each year. Find out how to fit "sustainable living" into your life, in a way that works for you. Change your impact without radically changing your life and figure out the small steps you can make that will add up to make a big difference (halo not included).

I Quit Plastics

Author : Kate Nelson
ISBN : 1925700607
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Kate Nelson has been disposable-plastic free for a decade. She started small: stopping her use of plastic bags and water bottles, refusing straws and carrying a reusable cup for takeaway coffee. But unhappy with how much plastic she still handled in her day-to-day life, she knew she had to do more. It took years, but Kate has developed effective strategies that others can easily adopt. This inspiring and practical guide to reducing your use of plastic is packed with information, how-to's and tips to help you cook, clean, shop, wear and live plastic-free. Kate shows how to reduce your waste and live more simply and sustainably, no matter where you're starting from. With over 60 recipes--covering nutrition, bodycare, hygiene and cleaning--Kate Nelson provides the tools you need to make small personal changes that have lasting global impact.

Plastic Free

Author : Beth Terry
ISBN : 9781634500357
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 70. 43 MB
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“Guides readers toward the road less consumptive, offering practical advice and moral support while making a convincing case that individual actions . . . do matter.” —Elizabeth Royte, author, Garbage Land and Bottlemania Like many people, Beth Terry didn’t think an individual could have much impact on the environment. But while laid up after surgery, she read an article about the staggering amount of plastic polluting the oceans, and decided then and there to kick her plastic habit. In Plastic-Free, she shows you how you can too, providing personal anecdotes, stats about the environmental and health problems related to plastic, and individual solutions and tips on how to limit your plastic footprint. Presenting both beginner and advanced steps, Terry includes handy checklists and tables for easy reference, ways to get involved in larger community actions, and profiles of individuals—Plastic-Free Heroes—who have gone beyond personal solutions to create change on a larger scale. Fully updated for the paperback edition, Plastic-Free also includes sections on letting go of eco-guilt, strategies for coping with overwhelming problems, and ways to relate to other people who aren’t as far along on the plastic-free path. Both a practical guide and the story of a personal journey from helplessness to empowerment, Plastic-Free is a must-read for those concerned about the ongoing health and happiness of themselves, their children, and the planet.

Eco Travel How To Be A Sustainable Traveler

Author : Wanderty
ISBN : 1073019136
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Get your ECO travel book today! it is the perfect gift to convince your friends and family to become a sustainable traveler. Our world is on fire! We are facing an existential threat and must act - now. We must all embrace fundamental changes in the way we live our lives and the way we travel. But it can be easy to become overwhelmed. It can be easy to throw up our hands and ask what exactly we as individuals, can really do. Should we all just give up and hide away at home, with our heads in the sand? NO! In this guide, we will examine the idea that travel need not damage the earth. Travel can be a wonderful thing - as long as it is done the right way. In our world of doom and gloom, travel can broaden our horizons and show us exactly what it is that we are fighting to protect. Eco-travel can be an essential part of a sustainable future. It can help open our eyes and connect us with those around us. Contents: The Why and What of Eco Travel The Principles of Sustainable Travel Not fun facts. Becoming a conscious traveler How to travel zero waste. Green travel clothing, luggage & gear Why destinations become victims. How to minimize our impact when travelling for work. Zen packing: How to travel with less. Take care of the ocean while on vacation. Travel plastic free. and much more! But how can we travel without it, quite literally, costing the earth? In this guide, you will find out the basics of eco-travel, and delve a little deeper into examining the logistics and practicalities of green travel, so you can enjoy inspiring, eco-friendly and sustainable adventures - and encourage others to do the same. You will find a range of practical hints and tips to help you understand how you can enjoy low-impact, eco-friendly, ethical, and sustainable vacations that are wonderful for you, and good for the planet. It also includes blank pages for you to write down: Bucket list Eco travel destination Eco recipes Volunteering Eco things to buy Get yours today!

Life Without Plastic

Author : Jay Sinha
ISBN : 9781624144264
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 39. 88 MB
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After the birth of their son, Jay Sinha and Chantal Plamondon set out on a journey to eliminate plastic baby bottles as the Canadian government banned BPA. When they found it was difficult to procure glass baby bottles, Jay and Chantal made it their mission to not only find glass and metal replacements for plastic, but to make those products accessible to the public as well. Printed on wood-free FSC (sustainable certified) paper and with BPA-free ink, Life Without Plastic strives to create more awareness on the issue of BPA, polycarbonates and other single-use plastics, and provides readers with safe, reusable and affordable alternatives. While plastic has its uses in technology, medical and some products around the home, certain single-use plastics release chemicals when put in contact with food and water. These disposable plastics are also found in produce and cleaning products. Jay and Chantal show readers how to analyze their personal plastic use, find alternatives and create easy replacements in this step-by-step guide. Get your family healthier, spread consciousness and create positive reflection on you for helping the environment by taking action.

Waste Not

Author : Erin Rhoads
ISBN : 9781743585481
Genre : House & Home
File Size : 73. 64 MB
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'This is a much-needed guidebook from a true agent of change.’ Sarah Wilson

We need to talk about waste. Shrink-wrapped vegies, disposable coffee cups, clothes and electronics designed to be upgraded every year: we are surrounded by stuff that we often use once and then throw away. Each year Australian households produce enough rubbish to fill a three-bedroom home, including thousands of dollars worth of food and an ever-increasing amount of plastic, which takes hundreds of years to break down and often ends up in our oceans or our food chain.
 
But what to do about such a huge problem? Is it just the price we pay for the conveniences of modern life? What if it were possible to have it both ways – to live a modern life with less waste?
 
That’s where Erin Rhoads, aka The Rogue Ginger, comes in. Erin went from eating plastic-packaged takeaway while shopping online for fast fashion, to becoming one of Australia’s most popular eco-bloggers. Erin knows that small changes can have a big impact. In Waste Not she shares everything she’s learnt from her own funny, inspiring – and far-from-perfect – journey to living with less waste.
 
Learn how to:

  • switch out the disposable plastics from your shopping trolley
  • make simple cleaning solutions free from harmful chemicals
  • find your favourite beauty products without all the packaging
  • give a baby shower present that won’t end up in the charity shop bag
  • plan your own zero-waste wedding (and what ‘zero waste’ even means!)

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