Location:Los Angeles, California, United States
Name: Christina S.
List of plastic items REFUSED this week. (Yay!)
Farmers market bag
Takeout container and straw at restaurant
Bulk item bags at natural foods store
Total items collected: 21
Total weight: 10.65 oz
Prenatal vitamins bottle
Sour cream container
Parmesan cheese container
Margarine spread tub
Vanilla extract bottle
Cap from glass milk bottle
Clif bar wrapper
Pasta box window
Half and half carton (used to make homemade ice cream)
Styrofoam container, plastic utensils and bag, all from dinner delivery. At least the main entrée was in a paper container.
Frozen veggie burger 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?
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?
What other conclusions, if any, can I draw?