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My favourite read on the topic is Plastic Purge by Michael SanClements Ph.D.
He also has a pretty rad website too! http://www.mikesanclements.com
SanClements, Michael PhD. (2014). Plastic Purge – How to use Less Plastic, Eat Better, Keep Toxins Out of Your Body, and Help SAVE the Sea Turtles
A key player in the fight against plastic pollution in our oceans is Take 3 for the Sea.
This take-action NPO is an inspiring and community-engaging organisation based in Sydney, Australia. Follow them for some great insight into how just one person can make a difference.
Here in Canada, we have some pretty cool people with similar initiatives:
Zero Waste Canada (ZWC) is a NPO focused on teaching Canadians to waste less, advocates at all government levels to promote responsible resource management and policies, all the while providing education and awareness of our need to use less.
Other highly recommended sources:
Zero Waste Home – Bea Johnson The rock-star of the Zero-waste movement! Grab her book or follow her online.
My Local favourite, an inspiring personal blog Waste-Free Home Calgary
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