To combat the ubiquity of single-use plastics (a new study by Ecolab research group found microplastics are even blowing in the wind), Angelenos are hiring consultation services like Sustain L.A. ($150 for an at-home session) and some stars, including Anne Hathaway, are adopting “Zero Waste” tactics to dramatically reduce how much trash they produce in the first place. “If you start becoming mindful of your impact, you start to notice every time you waste something,” says Michael Kaliski, founder of Good Planet Innovation, which works with film and TV productions to create green sets. With plastic so omnipresent in our lives, every day can feel like a sort of obstacle course. Thankfully, there are plenty of solutions and alternatives — beyond the obvious one of carrying your own reusable water bottle and never using single-use plastic ones — that can help you dramatically reduce the amount of waste your household creates every week. “I always try to minimize the presence of plastic in our lives,” says Suzy Amis Cameron, the author of the new book OMD: The Simple, Plant-Based Program to Save Your Health, Save Your Waistline, and Save the Planet. She says that she and ...