ways of circumventing plastic packaging in buying groceries
Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States
Name: Maggie McFarland
List of plastic items REFUSED this week. (Yay!)
Total items collected: 10
disposable plastic spoons
pasta food packaging
fruit snack packaging
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?
junk food (for its packaging)
What items are essential and seem to have no plastic-free alternative?
What lifestyle change(s) might be necessary to reduce my plastic consumption?
healthier eating habits, distancing myself from processed (and often plastic packaged) foods
What one plastic item am I willing to give up or replace this week?
What other conclusions, if any, can I draw?
The use of disposable utensils is easily avoidable by being prepared.