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Plastic: A Toxic Love Story


On Sale Now! Free Shipping Included! Save 8% on the Plastic: A Toxic Love Story by Dreamscape Media at Spring Brook Audio. Hurry! Limited time offer. Offer valid only while supplies last. Plastic built the modern world. Where would we be without bike helmets, baggies, toothbrushes, and pacemakers? But a century into our love affair


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Plastic built the modern world. Where would we be without bike helmets, baggies, toothbrushes, and pacemakers? But a century into our love affair with plastic, we’re starting to realize it’s not such a healthy relationship. Plastics draw on dwindling fossil fuels, leach harmful chemicals, litter landscapes, and destroy marine life. As journalist Susan Freinkel points out in this engaging and eye-opening book, we’re nearing a crisis point. We’re drowning in the stuff, and we need to start making some hard choices.  Freinkel gives us the tools we need with a blend of lively anecdotes and analysis. She combs through scientific studies and economic data, reporting from China and across the United States to assess the real impact of plastic on our lives. She tells her story through eight familiar plastic objects: comb, chair, Frisbee, IV bag, disposable lighter, grocery bag, soda bottle, and credit card. Her conclusion: we cannot stay on our plastic-paved path. Plastic points the way toward a new creative partnership with the material we love to hate but can’t seem to live without.

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Manufacturer:Dreamscape Media
Publisher:Dreamscape Media
Studio:Dreamscape Media
EAN:9781611200256
Item Weight:0.51 pounds
Item Size:1.29 x 5.57 x 5.57 inches
Package Weight:0.5 pounds
Package Size:5.4 x 1.1 x 1.1 inches

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