How a mom of 5 is reducing single-use plastic

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By Nancy Russell, CBC News, October 3, 2018

Waves of Change is a CBC series exploring the single-use plastic we're discarding, and why we need to clean up our act. You can be part of the community discussion by joining our Facebook group.

Rachel Willcock has five good reasons to cut back on how much plastic waste her family produces: her children, who range in age from one to nine.

She started blogging about her journey to cut back on single-use plastic in July.

"The big household that we have, I just noticed that there's lots of garbage going out," Willcock said.

"I just decided that I want to start cutting back."

https://www.cbc.ca/news/canada/prince-edward-island/pei-summerside-mom-plastics-blog-1.4847503