June 2, 2009

FAKE PLASTIC ROB- My week of saving my plastic garbage

FAKE PLASTIC ROB- My week of saving my plastic garbage

The Fake Plastic Gauntlet Challenge- Starring Rob as The Wannabe Fake Plastic Fish guest starring Sammy The cat as Soots the cat

When I started this I totally expected to have a low total. What an eye opener! How quick we forget about bread wrappers, coffee lids etc. I have a greater appreciation for what Beth goes through day in and day out. Now I realize that we were not suppose to alter our patterns for this challenge, but you can’t help it when you have on the back of the mind WWFPFD? I was surprised how easily forces beyond my control throw plastic at me. I was also surprised I remembered my own shopping bag all week. The coffee thing is something I gotta work on. I am very good at carrying my own mug (muggsly) everywhere, but I also forget from time to time. If I am more vigilant over my forgetfulness, I can be more like Beth. I even wrote an email to a company over their packaging- The American Peanut Company. Notice I divide my waste to total amount, amount to … Read the rest