Raising Eco Minimalists

How to reduce plastic with kids (and is it all bad?) - Ep. 12

July 14, 2021 Laura Durenberger Season 1 Episode 12
Raising Eco Minimalists
How to reduce plastic with kids (and is it all bad?) - Ep. 12
Show Notes

Single-use plastic and kids. They seem to go hand and hand, right?  During the month of July, millions around the world partake in a challenge called 'Plastic Free July'. But reducing plastic can be daunting and overwhelming. And what if I told you it may not all be bad?

This episode covers: 

  • What is plastic free July?
  • Is all plastic bad?
  • What’s the problem with straw bans and plastic bag bans?
  • Tips for reducing single use plastic
  • Some of my favorite places to shop plastic free (and find sustainable and ethical businesses)
  • Ways to reduce single-use plastic with kids
  • My favorite plastic-free swaps for kids



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