Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too

Plastic-free activist Beth Terry shares her journey learning to live a plastic-free life in Plastic-Free: How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too. The book is filled with personal anecdotes, environmental stats, individual solutions and tips on how to limit your plastic footprint. 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.

The Book on Zero Waste Plastic-Free Living Made Simple

Printed on FSC-certified paper and with BPA-free ink, LIFE WITHOUT PLASTIC: The Practical Step-by-Step Guide to Avoiding Plastic to Keep Your Family and the Planet Healthy, strives to create more awareness about BPA-based products, polystyrene and other single-use plastics, and provides readers with ideas for safe, reusable and affordable alternatives. By removing plastic from your home, you can reduce your environmental footprint, minimize threats to wildlife, support local businesses, and live a healthier, simpler life.

In this step-by-step guide, the authors show readers how to analyze their personal plastic use, find alternatives and create easy replacements. Get your family healthier, spread consciousness and radiate positive, plastic-free energy by taking action to help the environment.

Companies need to move toward reusable, refillable and zero-waste systems. Some companies have provided a jumping-off point for the world’s necessary switch to a zero-waste economy.

Many innovations across multiple economic sectors will be necessary to solve the plastics problem, but one promising development is that companies are moving away from single-use plastic use and instead investing in reusable, refillable and zero-waste alternatives.

Already, many companies are trying new business models to change how we consume. The Corporate Solutions Fact Sheet details the ways in which some companies are implementing practices, such as reusable delivery systems, reusable product containers, and reusable takeout containers and utensils, to help curb plastic pollution and push toward a zero-waste society.