Ormai non ci sono più scuse: bisogna eliminare la plastica. Animali che muoiono soffocati. Un'isola di plastica, grande 3 volte la Francia, che galleggia nel pacifico... non se ne può più. Una mappa dettagliata della situazione e una rassegna completa di tutte le alternative disponibili alla plastica. Questo libro spiega come ognuno di noi può correre ai ripari. In dettaglio: come rendere la casa a prova di plastica dalla cucina al bagno passando per il giardino; come utilizzare materiali alternativi alla plastica vetro, ceramica, bambù...; come abbracciare un'economia locale più rispettosa dell'ambiente e della comunità; come diffondere il verbo «senza plastica» in famiglia, con gli amici, sul lavoro.
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- Data di uscita: 04-04-2019
Un libro da leggere e conservare. Molto tecnico ma scoprire l’origine delle plastiche e il loro utilizzo è stato interessante e inquietante allo stesso tempo. Inutile dire che dovrebbero leggerlo tutti. Lascio giusto un paio di dati per rendere la gravità del problema della plastica: a questi ritmi, Leggi tutto
I would have thought anyone picking up a book titled "Life Without Plastic" was already on the same track as the authors, but they felt the need to scare people into submission. They described the environmental horrors created by plastic trash, that most plastic isn't recycled (even the plastic you
While the authors of the book are Canadian--why are so many of the books and websites I read about zero waste and plastic-free living Canadian? Where are the folks in the US?--the book is good for anyone living in a consumerist developed country. Lots of information about the plastic lifecycle and h Leggi tutto
I know this was written for a popular audience (who cannot be persuaded to read journal articles for some reason) but I wish the scientific rigor had been a bit more present when dealing with the potential health problems with plastic. As far as an environmental overview goes and in providing a crit Leggi tutto
A good reminder of how toxic and damaging to the planet plastic is. I like the numerous alternatives to plastic use that are suggested throughout the book - very helpful! I also like the honesty about how difficult (or even impossible) it is to live a life completely without plastic, so we do the be Leggi tutto
Just so you know, this is a scary book! Who knew plastic had taken over so much of our lives. There is a Doctor Who episode that spotlighted the plastic in our air. *spoilers* (And if you didn't say that in your head with the voice of River Song you may not be a true Doctor Who fan. hahah !) All of
A truly inspiring and “practical” approach to plastic waste and the impact it has on our lives. I have been slowly working away to reduce my overall impact and plastic was one of the things on the “to-do” list. This book has shared with me the severe consequences plastic has had on our world and our Leggi tutto
I think everybody should read this book. It's just pure facts and you will be shocked, challenged and determined once you finish reading it.
It’s crazy how much we are trained to accept plastic everyday! I’m starting to feel a difference in how I feel just by using less and enjoying more of the natural and reusable things in the world
I bought this book, probably a couple of years ago now, when I was browsing a local non-profit book store. It sat on my shelf for a long time before I found the concentration to sit down & read it (thanks quarantine). When I picked this book up I was already aware of the plastic pollution our world
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