Year of No Garbage: Recycling Lies, Plastic Problems, and One Woman's Trashy Journey to Zero Waste

April 18, 2023|
Year of No Garbage: Recycling Lies, Plastic Problems, and One Woman's Trashy Journey to Zero Waste by Eve O. Schaub
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"Eve’s brave and honest experiment reveals the shocking impact of the throwaway society we’ve become and at the same time showing small ways we can all do better.” —Rebecca Prince-Ruiz, founder of Plastic Free July

Year of No Garbage is Super Size Me meets the environmental movement.

In this book Eve O. Schaub, humorist and stunt memoirist extraordinaire, tackles her most difficult challenge to date: garbage. Convincing her husband and two daughters to go along with her, Schaub attempts the seemingly impossible: living in the modern world without creating any trash at all. For an entire year. And- as it turns out- during a pandemic.

In the process, Schaub learns some startling things: that modern recycling is broken, and single stream recycling is a lie. That flushable wipes aren’t flushable and compostables aren’t compostable. That plastic drives climate change, fosters racism, and is poisoning the environment and our bodies at alarming rates, as microplastics are being found everywhere, from the top of Mount Everest to the placenta of unborn babies. 
If you’ve ever thought twice about that plastic straw in your drink, you’re gonna want to read this book.
Eve O. Schaub is a published author and speaker who writers 'stunt' memoirs in order to illuminate the ills of contemporary society in a relatable and engaging way. Her first book, Year of No Sugar, enjoyed international attention including coverage on the Dr. Oz show, Fox and Friends, USA Today, The Huffington Post, The Boston Globe, ...
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Title:Year of No Garbage: Recycling Lies, Plastic Problems, and One Woman's Trashy Journey to Zero Waste
Format:Paperback
Product dimensions:288 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.72 in
Shipping dimensions:288 pages, 8.25 X 5.5 X 0.72 in
Published:April 18, 2023
Publisher:Skyhorse
Language:English
Appropriate for ages:All ages
ISBN - 13:9781510774636

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