May 29, 2011

Plastic Challenge: Josh Hasley, Weeks 1 – 5

Name: Josh Hasley

I’ll take any suggestions they are willing to give me.

Location:Loveland, Ohio, United States


Weeks: 1 through 5

Personal Info:

I’m a 17 year old boy that goes to Loveland high school and i am currently rolled in eviromental science and i am taking this challege because my teacher has inspired me……My inspirational teacher named Ms. Burge is currently starting this challenge.

Total items: 50

Total weight: i have know idea

Items: Recyclable
Plastic bottles
Paper
Plastic bags
Plastic bowls
Paper plates
Plastic cups
Shampoo bottles
Razors
Toothbrush
Toothpaste
Deodorant
Laundry detergant
Soap Bottle

Items: Nonrecyclable
Cologne Bottles
Tape
Garbage bags
Dog and cats food bags

What items can I easily replace with plastic free or less plastic alternatives?
Everything that doesnt cause a hole lot

What items would I be willing to give up if a plastic free alternative doesn’t exist?
The basic nessesitys

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?
Garbage Bags

What other conclusions, if any, can I draw?

1 comments
Beth Terry
Beth Terry

Josh, thanks for participating in the challenge! What is your biggest challenge so far in getting plastic our of your life?