Can I Recycle This? A Guide to Better Recycling and Now to Reduce Single-Use Plastics

Written by Jennie Romer


Jennie Romer is a leading expert on single-use plastics and reduction and recycling in the U.S. While we know the mantra – reduce, reuse, recycle, do we know what is recycled, what goes into a landfill, and what goes into our oceans?  So many questions. Can I recycle my paper coffee cup? What happens to the plastic bags I bring back to the grocery store to be recycled? Does the chasing arrow with a number on plastic mean it is recyclable? (No, it does not, less than 9% of plastic is recycled.) Jennie’s book is a great place to get knowledgeable answers.

Jennie shares her wealth of knowledge on recycling, waste processing, plastic in our oceans, and more.  Bolstered with information, you can improve your waste reduction and recycling.   Jennie distilled years of experience to practical guides for specific items from bags, boxes, beverage containers, single-use food ware, home goods, personal items, and tools. Her non-judgmental,  personal and policy solutions round out this amazing fact-filled book. A must-read for the concerned citizen taking action to make a difference. 

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