Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States
Name: Austin Erb
I’m a freshman at UCSC who took the plastic challenge as part of a training class.
List of plastic items REFUSED this week. (Yay!)
Plastic cup with lid, plastic bottle, (2) plastic sauce containers, plastic wrapper, and a plastic bag
Total items collected: 7
Plastic cup w/ lid, sauce containers, plastic bag, wrapper
What items can I easily replace with plastic free or less plastic alternatives?
What items would I be willing to give up if a plastic free alternative doesn’t exist?
What items are essential and seem to have no plastic-free alternative?
Nothing that can described as a “one use” plastic
What lifestyle change(s) might be necessary to reduce my plastic consumption?
What one plastic item am I willing to give up or replace this week?
Plastic bag, plastic bottle
What other conclusions, if any, can I draw?