No. More. Plastic.: What you can do to make a difference – the #2minutesolution
Discover what you can do to save the planet from plastic.
Start now. All it takes is 2 minutes of your time.
'I read this book yesterday and I've done three things today and that is testament to Martin's brilliant vision and ideas. Now it's your turn!' Chris Packham
'Once, plastic was the miracle material. Now it's the monster. We all need to cut down our plastic consumption
A book about how to reduce plastic waste has been shrink-wrapped in single-use plastic by a distributor.
Author Martin Dorey called the decision by a US distributor an "absolute shambles".
"It undoes all our hard work and proves once again that we are using plastic with our eyes closed," he said on Instagram.
"We toiled hard on this," said Mr Dorey, from Cornwall.
"We worked with the printer to make it one of the most environmentally friendly books this year. ...more
To put it bluntly - Plastic is ruining our environment.
In 2017, the Ellen MacArthur foundation estimated by 2050 there would be more plastic in the oceans than fish !!! This is simply astounding.
My husband buys bottled water, but he may think twice given - Bottled water in plastic bottles is made ...more
I've just recently (earlier this year) become aware of the whole plastic problem in the greater sense that it made me want to change my own habits, and ever since, I've been keen to find out how I could best do that.
This book was easy to read and understand and motivated me anew, however it ...more
It’s short and sweet with key statistics that force you to open your eyes to the issue at hand.
2 minutes is seriously nothing and if everyone did their bit of collecting plastic litter from the beaches, parks, streets and even found alternatives to plastic we could actually save our planet.
When a whale lies convulsing on a Thai shore (early June 2018) and dies because in its digestion system there are more than 80+ plastic bags, then one really does have to start to think about what we humans are doing to the planet. And most of us I am sure have seen Blue Planet 2…
As this concise little books says “We need to free ourselves from the tyranny of convenience”
This is a small, punchy book aimed at people who perhaps want to start t ...more
Some anecdotes about plastic bags that reading No. More. Plastic. made me think about:
A thing that drives me absolutely nuts when I go shopping: All the organic produce at my local supermarket is wrapped into plastic foil, arguably ...more
I've been eco-conscious most of my life so there wasn't that much new for me in terms of facts or information but I still enjoyed reading it. I always found it terrifying how much rubbish and plastic we produce and how we are destrying nature and our planet and felt helpl ...more
This is a short, informative and action led read on the impact our plastic consumption is having on the planet along with SIMPLE #2minutesolutions we can take to make a difference and change our own behaviours and ultimately help save the planet.
Because the sad fact is if we don’t stop using wet wipes, plastic straws, plastic bottles, balloo ...more
It's full of tips on how to avoid using/consuming plastic and because we can't save the planet on our own, it's nice to find a new tip that you had never even thought of! (how about taking an empty lunch box to the sandwich bar and getting them to pop your sandwich straight in, unwrapped! Duh!!)
In 2017, the Ellen MacArthur Foundation estimated that by 2015 there would be more plastic in the oceans than fish
An eye opening must read for everyone.
There are so many simple things we can all do to make a change to the consumption of plastic being used in the world, ending up in the sea. This short, informative book can help you make the simplest change to our planet and the environment.
I will definitely be re-reading to see how im doing in cutting down on my disposable habits.
All those actions add up. That’s why I know we can change the world, 2 minutes at a time."
I'm a big believer in changing what we do to become more environmentally friendly and sustainable; this book is really down to earth and easy to read, it doesn't get too ...more
The reason it’s about you is because you are the one person in the world that you inhabit who can make a difference. You really are.
I tend to agree more with the view exemplified in e.g. this article from The Guardian (https://www.theguardian.com/environme...).
And so when I read things like
It’s only once you add up all the 2 minutes together that you get to an hour, a day, a week. Before long, you’ve achi...more
After spending a month in Costa Rica, on a charity expedition, I could no longer ignore this issue. There is no way to understand and begin to comprehend the issue we have on our hands. For part of our trip we stayed at a turtle reserve and the issue began to hit home. Seeing people dedicate their lives to hel ...more
Martin Dorey has so many simple ideas and the resources to ...more
(And in case anyone reads this review but doesn't read the book, hopefully you can do a bit of research in finding some alternatives yourselves fo ...more