There are dedicated bloggers who have been writing about plastic for years. Publishers are keen to ride the wave of interest in plastic, and there are several books on giving up plastic in the shops right now. I thought I’d check some of them out, starting with Will McCallum’s How to Give up Plastic.
McCallum is the Head of Oceans at Greenpeace UK, so the book is a direct response to the Blue Planet II phenomenon. As he says early on, “it is quite rare in environmental campaigning to feel as though you are on the winning side”, and the book seizes the momentum. It outlines the problem of plastic and how it affects the marine environment, gives readers the key facts, and notes different ways that countries are responding around the world.
The last few chapters go around a typical UK house, room by room, and make suggestions…
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