Be Inspired: Living plastic-free

Think it's impossible to live plastic-free? Think again!
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Beth Terry - My plastic-free life (USA)

Meet Beth Terry, the brains behind the blog My Plastic Free Life. Inspired by a dramatic photo of a dead sea bird whose insides were riddled with plastic, Terry was spurred into action to eliminate her personal plastic use. My Plastic Free Life is an often funny and always inspiring blog where Beth documents her journey towards completely eliminating plastic from her life.

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Lauren Singer

Lauren Singer - Trash is for Tossers (USA)

Lauren Singer is author of the Zero Waste blog, Trash is for Tossers and founder of organic cleaning product company, The Simply Co. The amount of trash that she has produced over the past three years can fit inside of a 16 oz. mason jar. Through her blog, she has empowered millions of readers to produce less waste by shopping package-free, making their own products and refusing plastic and single-use items.

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Erin Rhoads - The Rogue Ginger (Vic, AUS)

Melbourne's Erin Rhoads is the curious lady behind The Rogue Ginger blog where she writes about her attempts to live a plastic free and zero waste life. See her 'where to shop in Melbourne', 'plastic-free essentials', and recommended 'movies' pages.

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Tammy Logan - Gippsland Unwrapped (Vic, AUS)

Tammy Logan is the zero waste hero behind Gippsland Unwrapped a blog committed to the the pursuit of plastic free, zero waste living. Based in rural Gippsland Tammy combines her training as a conservation biologist with her dairy farming roots, to deliver a humble and honest approach to plastic and waste free family life.    (Text from Sustainability in Style)

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Chris Jordon - Midway

On one of the remotest islands on our planet, tens of thousands of baby albatrosses lie dead on the ground, their bodies filled with plastic from the Pacific Garbage Patch. Returning to the island over several years, photographer Chris Jordan witnesses the cycles of life and death of these birds as a multi-layered metaphor for our times.

Plastic State of Mind

Green Sangha - Plastic State of Mind

Rappa AshEl Eldridge teamed up with environmental group Green Sanga to create this parody of Empire State of Mind - a creative reminder of all the reasons to avoid single-use plastic bags.