Archive for August, 2009

August 28, 2009

Basilbias-Week Number Seven

Udon Noodle Tape and Top of Bag I now buy all my pasta in bulk except for Udon and Soba noodles, which I haven’t been able to find unencumbered by plastic yet. Produce Tape Kale, Spinach and Cilantro Tags I sure ate my leafy greens this week. Windowed Baguette Bag The last one! Two Tempeh […]

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August 25, 2009

Basilbias- Week Number Six

Windowed Baguette Bag From the farmer’s market. Why it needed a window, I don’t know, since it was displayed sans bag. If I ever remember, I’m bringing this back to put my next loaf in. And when I’m feeling really ambitious, I’m going to make reusable bread storage bags. I have them all planned out […]

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August 25, 2009

BillieRyder – Plastic Trash Eating Challenge – Week #11

Another 1lb lost which makes for 7lbs in 11 weeks. I really have been surprised at the weight loss. I am not known for losing weight at even a modest rate without hard work. Now, it has been hard work to reduce my plastic but that is not the hard work I am referring to. […]

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August 17, 2009

BillieRyder – Plastic Trash Eating Challenge – Week #10

I lost 2 lbs last week! This brings me to a total of 6lbs in 10 weeks. I was even able to get into a pair of pants that previously wouldn’t do up. I am seeing some results here!!!! Weight: 1 oz Items: 10 Cracker sleeve5 x hot chocolate pots2 milk lids + 2 zippers […]

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August 11, 2009

BillieRyder – Plastic Trash Eating Challenge – Week #9

Zero weight loss again. I chalk this up to travel. In fact, I spent at least half of the week on travel and thought I did pretty good. Items: 16 Weight: 3/4 oz Thai Kitchen Soup – 3 items in total2 forks1 spoonAnimal crackers packetGinger teawrapper for bottle of Starbucks Mochaplastic bag for strawberry tea […]

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August 11, 2009

BillieRyder – Plastic Trash Eating Challenge – Week #8

Zero weight loss so on to the tally. Items: 19 Weight: 6.5 oz Ketchup bottle and cap – recyclableCostco bulk salt plastic wrapHavarti Cheese wrapperice cream film5 x Hot Chocolate plastic tubs2 x milk caps + zippersCelestial Season tea sampler bagketchup foil2 x soy sauce take-out packetscandy wrapperstyrofoam tray for 4lbs of pork ribs The […]

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August 3, 2009

Basilbias- Week Number Five

Soy Milk Container It turns out that vegan mayonnaise is a cinch to make from scratch! Windowed Envelope DVD Wrapper From Juno, which my friend bought me for my birthday. I own about eight DVDs total; all of them were gifts. Produce Tape Lemon Sticker Clothing Tag Tie Thing From Crossroads. I believe that Goodwill […]

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