July 12, 2012

Plastic Challenge: jennifer patrick, Week 6

WEEK-SIX

Location:boise, Idaho, United States

Name: jennifer patrick

Week: 6

Personal Info:

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

PLASTIC SHOPPING BAGS, STRAWS, TO GO BOX

Total items collected: 4

Total weight:

Items: Recyclable
BERRY BOX

Items: Nonrecyclable
TOILET PAPER WRAPPER
SOY MILK CARTON
BREAD WRAPPER

What items can I easily replace with plastic free or less plastic alternatives?
BREAD WRAPPER

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?
I just realized that I haven’t been including plastic trash bags!!! I must convince my boyfriend that we need to use paper bags instead :-(

What other conclusions, if any, can I draw?
I just realized that I haven’t been including plastic trash bags!!! I must convince my boyfriend that we need to use paper bags instead :-(

Also, I haven’t included the big ole plastic bag that my kitty’s litter comes in. I think I probably go through one per month, so I will include it in next weeks submission. Plastic is everywhere.

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