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Plastic Free July Is Coming!

Shoestring Sustainability

nuts, flours, dried fruit from the local co-op in paper bags. nuts, flours, dried fruit from the local co-op in paper bags.

Plastic Free July is almost here! Will you take up the challenge? The goal is to avoid single use plastic for the month of July. Check out the website www.plasticfreejuly.org for recipes, ideas and tips. They also have their own list of plastic products and replacements, as well as lots of other information. My table below is an extract from my upcoming book, Shoestring Sustainability.

Now is the time to think about what sort of plastics you will avoid, and how you’ll manage that. You might need to shop at different places, switch brands, change your habits or try new recipes.

cloth bags for loose produce. cloth bags for loose produce.

Avoiding new plastics is difficult at first. This table lists some common plastics, with non-plastic, reusable or recycled alternatives. Buying second-hand plastic reduces the need to manufacture it, but it can still impact…

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