Most of our plastic comes from food packaging – we do buy as much as we can from the local Farmer’s Mkt in the summer and grow some of our own food, but we can’t always afford the store options that are not packaged. We do try to buy in bulk in some items but they still come in plastic – how do we reduce when we can’t afford the other options?
Location:Portland, Maine, United States… Read the rest
I have a vacation coming up that involves traveling and staying with relatives. I can handle the traveling but I will be staying in the house of plastic/disposable/processed food and I am having trouble figuring out how to reduce some of the waste while I’m there (other than training my young nephew to reduce, reuse, and recycle). My sister already thinks I’m an eco-freak.… Read the rest