Jerome McDonnell Throws Down The Gauntlet For A WBEZ Plastic Challenge

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Microplastics from the Patapsco River are pictured at the laboratory of Dr. Lance Yonkos in the Department of Environmental Science and Technology at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland, Feb. 6, 2015. Will Parson / Chesapeake Bay Program/Flickr
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Microplastics from the Patapsco River are pictured at the laboratory of Dr. Lance Yonkos in the Department of Environmental Science and Technology at the University of Maryland in College Park, Maryland, Feb. 6, 2015. Will Parson / Chesapeake Bay Program/Flickr

Jerome McDonnell Throws Down The Gauntlet For A WBEZ Plastic Challenge

WBEZ environment and climate reporter Jerome McDonnell issues a challenge to fellow nature-lover and WBEZ-er Monica Eng: How far can you go in eliminating plastic from your life? 

Reset also get tips on how to reduce, reuse and recycle in our own day-to-day as the Chicago City Council mulls over limiting single-use plastic.

GUESTS: Jerome McDonnell, WBEZ environment and climate reporter

Monica Eng, WBEZ Curious City reporter