August 17, 2012

Plastic Challenge: jennifer patrick, Week 10

WEEK-10

Location:boise, Idaho, United States

Name: jennifer patrick

Week: 10

Personal Info:

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

plastic beer cup
strawberry container
plastic shopping bag

Total items collected: 4

Total weight:

Items: Recyclable
none!

Items: Nonrecyclable
Kitty Litter bag
Soymilk container
travel tissue package (many years old, used as emergency toilet paper!)
Ground coffee package

What items can I easily replace with plastic free or less plastic alternatives?
Hmm…coffee bag, always buy coffee in a paper bag.

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?
cat litter

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?
I didn’t buy any strawberries this week at the grocery store :-(

What other conclusions, if any, can I draw?