Archive for June, 2009

June 1, 2009

Plastic Free L.A. — 52-week tally

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 […]

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June 1, 2009

TheGreenCat in NYC

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 […]

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June 1, 2009

Alyssa in Boston

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. […]

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June 1, 2009

Deborah from PureMothers, Week 1

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 […]

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