February 7, 2014

Plastic Challenge: Mica Garcia, Week 1


Location:Santa Cruz, California, United States

Name: Mica Garcia

Week: 1

Personal Info:


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

umm none

Total items collected: 10

Total weight:

Items: Recyclable
soda bottles

Items: Nonrecyclable

What items can I easily replace with plastic free or less plastic alternatives?
baggies with reusable containers

What items would I be willing to give up if a plastic free alternative doesn’t exist?
soda bottle

What items are essential and seem to have no plastic-free alternative?
soda bottles

What lifestyle change(s) might be necessary to reduce my plastic consumption?
be more cautious

What one plastic item am I willing to give up or replace this week?

What other conclusions, if any, can I draw?
it can be easy to change your ways if you plan ahead