Author: Go Green

Going on a plastic diet

Updated Friday, 27th November 2020
Sisters Against Plastic (Mary and Theresa) are ‘normal people’ who noticed just how much plastic they were using.

Shocked and concerned, they went on a yearlong ‘plastic diet’, tackling the everyday (and obscure) plastics in their lives. Now experts in plastic pitfalls and top tips for reducing plastic consumption, the Sisters Against Plastic inspire people to give cutting down on plastic a go and try more environmentally friendly alternatives. In this session they show us their easy swaps around the home and how you can start making these changes.



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