September 7, 2012

Plastic Challenge: Anny Frechette, Week 8

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Location:Deschambault, Quebec, Canada

Name: Anny Frechette

Week: 8

Personal Info:

Stay at home mom. One children at home, sometimes two… with a part time husband (working far away).

I’m a fashion designer (trying to be eco friendly as much as possible) working at home.

Sorry for my english… I’m a french canadian! :)

Anny Frechette’s personal blog: http://annymay.com

List of plastic items REFUSED this week. (Yay!)
shopping bag
straw

Total items collected: 18

Total weight:

Items: Recyclable
1 mushroom container (6)
1 bread bag (4)
1 vegetable oil bottle (1)

Items: Nonrecyclable
2 windows
2 handful of strawberry basket
4 miscellaneous wrappers for school supplies
2 crayola markers
1 cookies packaging and bag
1 egg noodle bag
2 bathroom tissue package

What items can I easily replace with plastic free or less plastic alternatives?
markers for crayons

What items would I be willing to give up if a plastic free alternative doesn’t exist?
cookies

What items are essential and seem to have no plastic-free alternative?
bathroom tissue
school supplies

What lifestyle change(s) might be necessary to reduce my plastic consumption?
Change my attitude. Stay positive about the environmental problems we face.
Fortunately I read the chapter 8 of Beth’s book.

What one plastic item am I willing to give up or replace this week?
I found loca vegetable oil in glass bottle! :)

What other conclusions, if any, can I draw?
I think I miss some trash….. I think about giving up but I continue finally… ;)