'I'm going plastic free next month, who wants to join me?'
When Rebecca Prince-Ruiz asked her colleagues this question in 2011, she had no idea that less than a decade later it would inspire a global movement of 250 million people in 177 countries to reduce their plastic use. Plastic Free tells the incredible story of how a simple community initiative grew into one of the world's most successful environmental movements. It also shares tips from people around the world who have taken on the Plastic Free July challenge and significantly reduced their waste.
Plastic Free is a book about positive change and reminds us that small actions can make a huge impact, one step â€“ and piece of plastic â€“ at a time.
Here is the video of Rebecca talking about Plastic Free on ABC News Breakfast!
'Not just an inspiring story and a practical resource