Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States
Name: Lisa S.
female, married, retired, 1 dog
Lisa S.’s personal blog:
List of plastic items REFUSED this week. (Yay!)
bags at the grocery store
Total items collected: 15
Total weight: 400 grams
milk bottle top #4
toilet paper wrapper #4
multi-purpose cleaner #1
blue berries basket #1
to-go salad container #6
salad dressing #1
to-go salad #5
orange juice #2
to-go coffee lid #6
fruit tree fertilizer bag
What items can I easily replace with plastic free or less plastic alternatives?
only use bottled milk which means going to 2 grocery stores
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?
Others have plastic alternatives but they aren’t always available and convenient.
What lifestyle change(s) might be necessary to reduce my plastic consumption?
Shopping at different stores and possibly paying more.
What one plastic item am I willing to give up or replace this week?
Togo salads seem like the single item with the highest volume.
What other conclusions, if any, can I draw?