“Living plastic-free develops creativity and ingenuity in discovering alternatives to plastic. It’s actually fun!” – An Interview With Beth TerryMay 8, 2016 | be Waste Wise
Beth Terry is a waste activist from Oakland, CA. She went plastic free and also started the plastic challenge to help assess individual’s plastic footprint. She is author of the book, How I Kicked The Plastic Habit and How …
“Bio-plastics have a role, but there is no standard to say what makes a bio-plastic which truly degrades in the ocean.” ~ Nicholas Mallos
“As I learned more and more about plastic recycling, I discovered that it has its own drawbacks. So, I started reducing my own personal plastic as the first step .” ~ Beth Terry
“When people see you do it, it becomes part of the norm. So, take your own bag to the store and bring your own bottles.” ~ Beth Terry
“Plastic pollution isn’t just about plastic in the oceans but the entire life-cycle of plastics, from when it’s first made, through all the pathways until it becomes plastic pollution” ~Nicholas Mallos
Are we becoming a plastic society?
Plastic seems all pervasive and unavoidable. Since the 1960s our use of plastic has increased dramatically, and subsequently, the portion of our garbage that is made up of plastic has also increased from …