Archive for July, 2009

July 27, 2009

BillieRyder – Plastic Trash Eating Challenge – Week #7

I have lost another lb this week! 4 lbs in 7 weeks. Obviously not falling off of me but I wasn’t convinced that I would loose any weight so this is an accomplishment. I have also been going to the gym 4 to 5 times a week. This is likely helping – perhaps more than […]

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July 20, 2009

BillieRyder – Plastic Trash Eating Challenge – Week #6

In Week 6, I managed to lose another pound. WooHoo! There is still a fair bit of wondering around looking for and failing to find appropriate junk food. Or at least finding appropriate junk food in which I am willing to toss the plastic into the plastic tally. I did a great job in terms […]

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July 17, 2009

My Plastic Trash: Week 3

Here are the results of my second week cataloging and saving all my plastic waste. Despite the long list, it’s a big improvement over last week’s results. 2 newspaper bags1 plastic bag from loaf of french bread1 plastic packaging from crackers1 Ziploc1 plastic bag of walnutsplastic wrap from cheese1 Soyjoy wrapper1 fruit leather wrapper1 Cliff […]

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July 16, 2009

Basilbias-Week Number Four

Produce Tape Netting Scraps From some produce bags I made for my friend. Seal & Pull Tab Thing from Tamari Lid Tamari Lid Fruit Sticker Toothpaste Cap Two Jar Seals I’ve forgotten what these are from now. Laundry Detergent Bottle I buy detergent in powder form, but my roommate bought the liquid stuff this time […]

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July 13, 2009

BillieRyder – Plastic Trash Eating Challenge – Week #5

I stayed the same weight wise this week. Losing weight has never been easy for me so I didn’t expect great strides. In 5 weeks, I am down 2 lbs. I thought I did a great job this week just as long as you don’t count the bits collected from outside the house. Items: 15 […]

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July 10, 2009

Amy: Week 1

I did not collect all my plastic.  Though it makes for a great picture, and I love the visual Beth presents each week, I refused to wash it all and collect it. Instead, I thought about it on and off all week, especially when I chucked things in the trash that could be recycled if […]

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July 8, 2009

Counting My Plastic Waste: Week 2

Here are the results of my second week cataloging and saving all my plastic waste. Despite the long list, it’s a big improvement over last week’s results. Non-recyclable1 bag of feline pine cat litter2 shopping bags4 small plastic bags, 2 plastic molded forms, a software cd, a hang tag and a plastic security tag from […]

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July 6, 2009

BillieRyder – Plastic Trash Eating Challenge – Week #4

My first positive post!!! I lost 3lbs this week. The eating or the exercising or both? I am having a few issues with missing chocolate and candies! Lets call it withdrawal and leave it at that. Week of June 27th to July 3rdItems: 15Weight: 8oz – Once again going on up! Recyclable: #5 ketchup cup […]

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July 1, 2009

Vanessa Week 5

June 8th to June 14th 6 cup lids 6 straws 3 plastic fast food cups 3 2-litre soda bottles recyclable 2 20 oz soda bottles recyclable 7-11 grocery bag reused for kitty litter or taken to grocery store and put in the bag recycling bin plastic freezer bag   The freezer bag is from frozen […]

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