Think we can't live without plastic? Think again. In 2007 I committed to stop buying any new plastic & I've almost succeeded! Won't you join me? Let's see what plastic-free looks like today… for the health of our bodies, our oceans, our planet. ~Beth Terry
My name is Lisa and I write about frugal green living on my blog Condo Blues. I don’t try to avoid plastic like my friend and fellow Green Carnival Mom Fake Plastic Fish, but I do try to limit the amount I use. I try to avoid sending plastic along with everything else that comes into The Condo to the landfill as much as possible. Recently Beth issued a challenge to collect all of my plastic waste for one week. I accepted. It’s time to put up or shut up. Here are my results.
Personal description: My husband and I live in Central Ohio.
1. List of Recyclable Items:
1 milk gallon jug, #2 plastic. My city recycles #1 – #7 plastics.
1 medicine bottle, #1 plastic.
3 plastic caps. From the milk, medicine, and a glass bottle of organic balsamic vinaigrette. The plastic caps are recycled through Aveda’s cap recycling program.
2. List of Non-recyclable Items I split this category into two sub categories: 2b Reuse, because sometimes I buy things just so I can reuse the… Read the rest