Where are the best places and stores to grocery shop to cut down on the amount of plastic they use to bag their food?
Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States
Name: Jacob Harrison
Male- 19 years old, I am a Marine Biology Major at UC Santa Cruz.
Jacob Harrison’s personal blog:
List of plastic items REFUSED this week. (Yay!)
-plastic water bottles
-plastic to go containers
Total items collected: 14
-Plastic bags, if I bag them together
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?
-plastic wrapped candy
What items are essential and seem to have no plastic-free alternative?
What lifestyle change(s) might be necessary to reduce my plastic consumption?
-making more food at home
What one plastic item am I willing to give up or replace this week?
What other conclusions, if any, can I draw?