Archive for June, 2009
Hi all, Along with Beth I also have a plastic reductionist blog (www.plasticisforever.blogspot.com) and have been saving all (or what I estimate to be about 90-95%) of my plastic waste over the last year. I recently did a tally as the one year anniversary of my “plastic diet” was on June 1st. This is a […]Read the full post.
For those of you who don’t know me, I’m TheGreenCat. I blog over at It’s a Green Green Green Green World. I live alone in Manhattan (where I also work full-time). I try to limit my overall waste anyway, so while I don’t avoid plastic, I do try to avoid tossing it in the landfills […]Read the full post.
Hi, my name is Alyssa and I’m a plastic user. Here’s my story, and a tally of my waste between May 13-19, 2009 in response to Beth’s plastic challenge. This is a tally of waste between me and my boyfriend Jeff. We’re both grad students, are vegan, and live in a small place in Boston. […]Read the full post.
I decided to take Beth’s challenge over at FakePlasticFish and tally my family’s disposable plastic trash for one week, starting friday morning 5/15 and ending at midnight 5/21. I was curious to see if having a toddler increased my plastic consumption in any significant amount. Turns out, that the items I purchase for him did […]Read the full post.
First off, a bit about me for background context: I’m 23 years old and I live in Ann Arbor, MI (college town home to U of M) with my husband. Both of us work full-time away from the home. We just moved here a month ago and have gone from an apartment without any recycling […]Read the full post.
In my smug hubris, after weeks of trimming away plastic in my life, I was sure that my pile of plastic after the end of the week would at least somewhat resemble Beth’s—-i.e. a few plastic windows from envelopes, maybe a random plastic bottle from pre-uber-green days—but I was shocked to find that I was […]Read the full post.