"An exploration of the ways in which we use and dispose of plastic and how our dependence on plastic is negatively impacting our planet. The text concludes with a call to action for readers to help change the current rates of plastic use"-- Provided by publisher.
Introduction -- What is plastic? -- How plastics are made -- Plastic at home -- Plastic in our groceries -- Lots of plastic, lots of waste -- From coast to corals -- Deadly debris -- A rubber ducky's journey -- What is a garbage patch? -- Microplastics -- Plastic through the food web -- Is there plastic in me? -- Is plastic toxic? -- Global issues -- A global solution: end users -- The 6 Rs -- A global solution: government and big business -- Reinvent the future.