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Interview with Beth Terry, Author of How I Kicked the Plastic Habit and How You Can Too



(First posted at Earth911.) Meet Beth Terry, the brains behind the blog My Plastic Free Life.  Inspired by a dramatic photo of a dead sea bird whose insides were riddled with plastic, Terry was spurred into action to eliminate her personal plastic use. My Plastic Free Life is an often funny and always inspiring blog where […]

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What’s in YOUR face wash? Toxic Microbeads and Microplastic considered for ban in NY and CA



Did you know that your face wash, toothpaste, or soap could be polluting your local waterways, and ultimately, world oceans? According to Treehugger and Environmental Working Group, New York and California are currently considering legislation that would ban the sale of products containing microbeads because they slip through water treatment plants and are polluting waterways. […]

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Eco-Tip Tuesday: Anti-Plastic activist Beth Terry!



What are YOU doing tonight? Cleaning? Dishes? Watching bad summer television? End the madness. Join us TONIGHT at 9pm EST for #EcoTipTue on Twitter. We have a special guest (and green blogging buddy), anti-plastic goddess and activist: Beth Terry! She’ll share her best tips for using less plastic. And she is downright funny.  All we […]

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10 Reasons Why National Parks Should Buck Bottled Water



Guest post written by Kristin Urquiza, campaign director for Corporate Accountability.  You’ve probably seen them. Plastic bottles of water for sale in some of  our most pristine and treasured places: our national parks.  You’re not alone. Every year, hundreds of millions of park visitors get the  message that the only place to get safe water […]

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Beth Terry: Anti-Plastic Goddess



You recycle. And compost. You try to buy local foods.  But how about your trash?  How much plastic is in there? And where will it ultimately end up? I think about this all of the time.  That is because I have a little Beth Terry that sits on my shoulder.  She whispers (and sometimes yells) […]

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