An accessible guide to the changes we can all make—small and large—to rid our lives of disposable plastic and clean up the world’s oceans
How to Give Up Plasticis a straightforward guide to eliminating plastic from your life. Going room by room through your home and workplace, Greenpeace activist Will McCallum teaches you how to spot disposable plastic items and find plastic-free, sustainable alternatives to each one. From carrying a reusable straw, to catching microfibers when you wash your clothes, to throwing plastic-free parties, you’ll learn new and intuitive ways to reduce plastic waste. And by arming you with a wealth of facts about global plastic consumption and anecdotes from activists fighting plastic around the world, you’ll also learn how to advocate to businesses and leaders in your community and across the country to commit to eliminating disposable plastics for good.
Published by Penguin Books
5-1/16 x 7-3/4
“If you care about seabirds, turtles, fish, family, friends, planet, this book is for you—a profound, passionate, and practical guide to taking action on plastics.” —Jennifer Ackerman, New York Times bestselling author of The Genius of Birds