There are a lot of folks out there promoting eco-living. A friend pointed me to one that has a lot of great information - My Plastic-Free Life. There are all sorts of reasons to not use plastic _ plastic can impact our own health, and it doesn't breakdown easily contributing to trash on land and in the ocean. That said, if you've ever tried to minimize the amount of plastic you consume, you'll find it's very challenging. This blog gives some practical solutions...and gives road test reports on plastic-free products!