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I Quit Plastics
I Quit Plastics

I Quit Plastics

And You Can Too


254 Pages, 6 x 9.25

Formats: Cloth

Cloth, $24.95 (US $24.95) (CA $33.95)

Publication Date: July 2020

ISBN 9781925700602

Rights: US & CA

Lost the Plot (Jul 2020)

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An inspiring and practical journey to quitting plastics, filled with lifestyle recipes

Kate Nelson has been disposable-plastic free for a decade. She started small: stopping her use of plastic bags and water bottles, refusing straws and carrying a reusable cup for takeaway coffee. But unhappy with how much plastic she still handled in her day-to-day life, she knew she had to do more. It took years, but Kate has developed effective strategies that others can easily adopt. This inspiring and practical guide to reducing your use of plastic is packed with information, how-to's and tips to help you cook, clean, shop, wear, and live plastic-free. Kate shows how to reduce your waste and live more simply and sustainably, no matter where you're starting from. With over 60 recipes—covering nutrition, bodycare, hygiene and cleaning—Kate Nelson provides the tools you need to make small personal changes that have lasting global impact. Includes dual measures.


Recipes include: Cooking: Banana Bread, Sweet Potato Blueberry Porridge, Maple Glazed Pear Breakfast Crumble, Lentil Chickpea Falafels, Zoodle Pad Thai, Vegan Cheese, Eggplant Chips, Peanut Butter Cups, Rich Gooey Raw Brownies Hygiene: Toothpaste, Deodorant, Mouthwash, Face Masks, Sunscreen Beauty: Mascara, Foundation, Bronzer, Blush, Eyeliner Cleaning: Laundry Detergent, Cleaning Spray, Stain Remover

Author Biography

Kate Nelson started her journey in 2008 when she volunteered at Jean Michel Cousteau's Ocean Futures Society. Since then she has lobbied government, pitched to corporates, spoken at schools all over the world, and founded an education and advocacy not-for-profit called "Save the Mermaids" to spread the sustainability message. She has been plastic-free for 10 years and continues to run workshops and educate 74,000+ social media followers on the joys of living simply and consciously.